Todd R. Ramlow of popmatters.com reviewed ‘Queen of the Damned’ and echoed the thoughts of many on the limited appearance by Aaliyah in a poor film. Ramlow said, “Aaliyah is the best, and really the only, reason to see Queen of the Damned. She steals every scene in which she appears — and these are actually few and far between. As Akasha, she’s corrupt, voracious, and totally sexy, as when she leaves the ground littered with the corpses of victims she has drained, and licks her blood-smeared lips as she walks away. Even Aaliyah, however, can’t save the film.” Read more.