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Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - ARTS LIFE -

Twohy is try­ing to do some­thing with his orig­i­nal char­ac­ter. It’s just not clear what that some­thing is any­more. Maybe it’s time this fran­chise fades to black for good. A mod­estly bud­geted bone Universal Pic­tures threw at Diesel so he would keep star­ring in Fast and Fu­ri­ous pic­tures. Those movies are bank; Rid­dick is rank. — Rene Ro­driguez,

Mi­ami Herald

Detroit News The movie jogs along nicely without ever get­ting a case of the stupids; far from be­ing a bloated John Carter, it’s just a pared-down yarn of sur­vival: Die Hard on a planet.

New York Post Move along, there’s noth­ing to see and no one to root for in this murky fran­chise re­boot.

— Clau­dia Puig, USA Today In an era of high-fa­lutin’ tent­pole sci-fi, there’s some­thing to be said for a filmmaker still de­voted to craft­ing plain old genre plea­sures. — Ig­natiy Vish­n­evet­sky,

AV Club

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