"....Dense on imagery, mood and plot. Happily, it exults in its lurid and gruesome absurdity....A 'B' picture in love with the zest of its comic-book origins, it embodies that medium's pulse-pounding spiritedness and silliness..."
New York Times
"...Snipes gives a looser, cooler performance this time around..."
"...There are twists and turns aplenty, zippy one-liners and enough firepower to flatten a major metropolis. BLADE II trumps its predecessor..."
"...BLADE II has superior production values and visual and special effects....Snipes again combines a formidable physical presence with a depth of feeling and capacity for reflection unusual for an incarnation of a comic book hero..."
Los Angeles Times
"...Technically impressive....BLADE II is infused with maximum energy by filmmaker Guillermo del Toro..."Hollywood Reporter
"...Darker, faster....There are plenty of gruesome or startling moments..."
Sight and Sound
"...What style, what energy and what a bloody great sequel..."
"...Snipes once again provides the proper amount of ultracool gravitas as he slices, dices, shoots and scores in the title role..."
"...A really rather brilliant vomitorium of viscera....The movie is an improvement on BLADE, which was pretty good..."