...rich with atmosphere...
—Ken Fox TV Guide
Fans of B-level sci-fi ... will likely enjoy this on cable or DVD, especially if they?re drunk enough that they don't care too much about plot mechanics.
—Luke Y. Thompson E!
...all too familiar.
—Michael Ordoña Los Angeles Times
...remains a sub-passable lead-footed action film with neat scenery.
—Keith Phipps Onion AV Club
...when martial arts star Michelle Yeoh shows up as a butt-kicking nun, you have to wonder if Kassovitz isn't accidentally cribbing from Mel Brooks, too.
—Adam Markovitz Entertainment Weekly
Theater, DVD, or TNT in Five Years? Rent it. Maybe Kassovitz can salvage something with a "Director's Cut." But we kind of doubt it.
—Eric Alt Maxim
—Bill Gibron filmcritic.com
...seems simply like the aftermath of an artistic apocalypse.
—Nick Schager Slant Magazine