Video Review

Full Eclipse (1994)

MPAA Rating: R
EW's GRADE
C

Details Movie Rated: R; Genres: Action/Adventure, Horror, Mystery and Thriller; With: Patsy Kensit and Mario Van Peebles

First screened on HBO, Full Eclipse is an ambitious hybrid of horror film and policier with such a hot-revving setup that you almost buy its ridiculous premise about an elite squad of werewolf cops. Almost. After convincingly approximating Hong Kong action master John Woo's style in the opening gun battles, director Anthony Hickox reverts to the pro-forma slash-'em-up flourishes he employed in Hellraiser III. C

Originally posted Mar 11, 1994 Published in issue #213 Mar 11, 1994 Order article reprints
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