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Village of the Damned Reviews

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight

The real shock came when I noticed that a woman filing out of the premiere screening beside me had actually marked her rating card with an "excellent" grade.

Full Review Source: Georgia Straight | Original Score: 1/5

July 6, 2010
Douglas Pratt
DVDLaser

The story is set across a decade and would be easy to pick apart, but such activity would divert attention from the film’s chief asset, its general mood and atmosphere, which improves on multiple viewings.

| Original Score: 4/5

June 15, 2007
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum

John Carpenter's return to horror fizzles.

| Original Score: 1/5

May 19, 2004
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

Not bad, but Superman deserved a better sendoff before his paralysis.

| Original Score: 3/5

November 28, 2003
John Urbancich
Your Movies (cleveland.com)

Not even close to the original.

| Original Score: 2/5

November 5, 2003
Fred Topel
About.com

Surprisingly fun horror. Nothing new, but the coma was creepy and the telepathic kids were scary.

| Original Score: 3/5

July 14, 2003
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Carpenter botches another remake,

| Original Score: 2/5

January 22, 2003
Jeffrey M. Anderson
San Francisco Examiner

May not be an improvement on the original, but it's all Carpenter.

| Original Score: 4/5

October 9, 2002
Clint Morris
Moviehole

It's terrifying to think a studio would make such nonsense. Possible retitling? 'the Death of Luke Skywalker'?

| Original Score: 1/5

September 20, 2002
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette

abysmal and an embarrassment for everyone concerned

| Original Score: 0/5

July 29, 2002
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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There's nothing more static than a stalled fright vehicle.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail

April 12, 2002
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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A good-looking, well-wrought film with some knockout special effects, some dark humor and crisp portrayals.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 13, 2001
Scott Renshaw
rec.arts.movies.reviews

It is a film with tone to spare, but like many of John Carpenter's works, it could stand to trade some tone for a little substance.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 4/10

January 1, 2000
Gary Kamiya
San Francisco Examiner

Needless and undeveloped subplots dissipate the clean suspense of the original, and the exponential increase in violence and gore cannot conceal this.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Examiner

January 1, 2000
Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
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A trip to a village of the darned tedious.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com

Horribly, horribly bad. Avoid.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 1/5

January 1, 2000
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Carpenter's updating of the classic 1960 chiller is mediocre at best, and at times plummets into unintentional humor.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 1/5

January 1, 2000
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

This film is devoid of any real tension or thrills.

Full Review Source: Sci-Fi Movie Page | Original Score: 1.5/5

January 1, 2000
Bob Thompson
Jam! Movies

Carpenter can't cloak the hilarity of this hoary horror tale.

| Original Score: 1/5

January 1, 2000
Richard Harrington
Washington Post
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Carpenter, whose batting average is dipping dangerously low, shows no grasp of character development, plot line or time passage.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000
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