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Screamers Reviews

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Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

| Original Score: 2/5

May 30, 2003
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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It's not exactly a bad movie; it's made with a certain imagination and intelligence. But its future is so grungy and grim it makes our current mess look like Utopia.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Derek Adams
Time Out
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The design and effects teams have lent scale and impact to the futuristic locations and sets. If only Duguay's flashy, aimless direction had succeeded in filling these barren wastes and antiseptic interiors with something resembling human life.

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

Screamers is inundated with movie cliches, stock characters, stolen premises and scenes that just don't make sense.

Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
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A pile of recycled space junk, it alienates even while flinging body parts into the audience's yawning faces.

January 1, 2000
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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In its last minutes Screamers becomes the last thing it intends to be -- laughable.

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

January 1, 2000
Jack Mathews
Los Angeles Times
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There's nothing exhilarating or enjoyable in any of this.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1.5/5

February 13, 2001
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Until it succumbs to one cliche too many, Screamers, which was directed by Christian Duguay, does an efficient job of generating a stomach-knotting tension.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/4

May 20, 2003
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews

Sacrifices last traces of plausibility and common sense for the sake of "surprise" twist that any experienced viewer could have predicted ages ago.

Full Review | Original Score: 2/10

April 9, 2003
Leonard Schwarz
Palo Alto Weekly

| Original Score: 1.5/4

May 20, 2003

not as cool as it could be

| Original Score: 2.5/5

July 5, 2008
Madeleine Williams
Cinematter

The movie ends with a weak gimmick, and leaves you with the feeling that it could have done better had it had more trust in itself and its own concepts.

Full Review Source: Cinematter | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope

| Original Score: 2/5

November 12, 2002
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

| Original Score: 5/10

January 1, 2000
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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| Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City

Might just as well have gone straight to video instead of movie-theater screens, since it is every bit as cheesy, underdeveloped and gore-filled as the tape-rentals that fill sci-fi/horror shelves monthly.

Full Review Source: Deseret News, Salt Lake City | Original Score: 1.5/4

January 1, 2000
Barry Walters
San Francisco Examiner

It's one of those movies that is bad enough to be boring and incomprehensible, but not bad enough (most of the time) to be reprehensible or riotously funny.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Examiner

January 1, 2000
Fred Topel
About.com

| Original Score: 2/5

February 17, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 2/5

August 3, 2005
Ken Tucker
Entertainment Weekly
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Based on a short story by the great nutball sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick, Screamers is more like a high-pitched rip-off of Alien.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C+

July 6, 2010

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