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Rosemary's Baby Reviews

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Christopher Null
August 19, 2003
A watershed movie in the horror genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Renata Adler
New York Times
May 20, 2003
The movie -- although is it pleasant -- doesn't seem to work on any of its dark or powerful terms.
Top Critic
Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
May 15, 2003
The devil may come in many forms, but few have been more entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: A
Top Critic
Jessica Winter
Village Voice
April 27, 2003
Hunched, black-eyed, leering, John Cassavetes's Guy is a contaminated satanic canal in himself.
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
February 12, 2003
Overrated and really rather dull movie from Polanski, who rarely misfires.
| Original Score: 3/5
Jeremy Heilman
March 5, 2002
Surely one of the best horror films ever made.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Amber Wilkinson
Eye for Film
January 15, 2002
A film that is as chilling now as it was back in 1968.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Stephen Farber
November 6, 2001
If Ira Levin's story shrewdly taps into every pregnant woman's fears about the stranger growing inside her, Mia Farrow gives those fears an achingly real and human force.
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide
July 25, 2001
As spooky a movie as you will ever see -- the perfect antidote to today's derivative, self-conscious, blood-filled slashfests.
Full Review | Original Score: 89/100
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
February 27, 2001
a masterpiece of paranoid tension about evil lurking in the mundane
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
It remains a masterpiece of droll humor and inbred horror.
John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
January 1, 2000
Horror fans shouldn't expect a high amount of on screen gross out material because the horror primarily happens within. Often that's the best kind.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Tim Dirks
Tim Dirks' The Greatest Films
January 1, 2000
Rosemary's Baby (1968) is Polish director Roman Polanski's first American film and his second, scary horror film - following his first disturbing film
January 1, 2000
Genuinely frightening in a way that's impossible to top 35 years later.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
January 1, 2000
...the humor in no way minimizes the film's ability to frighten and unnerve us.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
Cole Smithey
November 1, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 10, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
September 20, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
May 13, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Andy Klein
New Times
May 29, 2004
| Original Score: 5/5
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