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Trapped Ashes Reviews

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Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
August 30, 2007
With its gore-comix sensibility and self-conscious flashes of nudity, Trapped Ashes clunks along, and (to be completely petty) never really overcomes its clunky title.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Peter Sobczynski
August 30, 2007
An enormously disappointing waste of time and talent that even the most forgiving of genre buffs will find almost impossible to sit through without squirming in their seats out of sheer boredom.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Jason Gorber
Film Scouts
June 21, 2007
A horrible mess of horror movie cliches...
Full Review | Original Score: D
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Ben Kenigsberg
Time Out
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Bill Stamets
Chicago Sun-Times
August 31, 2007
Dennis Bartok writes this lackluster anthology of four juvenile horror stories dripping with sexual dread and goofball gore.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
September 15, 2006
Only fitfully entertaining.
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Dennis Harvey
September 19, 2006
Pairing cult directors with macabre omnibus material is always a tasty proposition, but the results disappoint in Trapped Ashes, a quartet of mildly sexed-up, unscary horror tales with a unifying wraparound story.
Steve Biodrowski
July 15, 2008
Any film that let's Ken Russell direct an episode about killer breasts deserves some kind of credit, almost regardless of the results.
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Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
August 31, 2007
Gross-out comedy about male discomfort with female sexuality dominates this horror anthology scripted by Dennis Bartok.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
August 14, 2008
It's great to see the return of Hellman, even if this film's pathetic theatrical release and dismal reception make it unlikely we'll see much more of him anytime soon.
Staci Layne Wilson
July 17, 2008
As is usually the case with these things, Trapped Ashes is a mixed bag - but worth a look for genre fans.
Lucius Gore
June 26, 2008
Ultimately, I'd recommend this film for fans of anthology horror films, but it's far from a classic.
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