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The Skulls Reviews

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Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

Preposterous with a capital P."

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Robin Rauzi
Los Angeles Times
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As a breakout role for WB star Jackson, The Skulls doesn't fare as well.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 2/5

January 1, 2000
George Thomas
Beacon Journal

To explain the number of things wrong with The Skulls would require more space than is available and more time than can be spared.

January 1, 2000
Tom Sander
South Florida Sun-Sentinel

Eventually runs out of ideas, wind up with a cliche car chase and then go way over the top with a preposterous final showdown of incredible dumbness.

January 1, 2000
Steve Murray
Atlanta Journal-Constitution
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The Skulls is shot and edited with enough verve to make you forget what a load of junk it is.

Full Review Source: Atlanta Journal-Constitution

January 1, 2000
Dustin Putman

Dull and oddly outdated, only the lush photography by Hurlbut, accentuating its gorgeous Toronto-based setting, saves the picture from being a surefire cure for insomniacs.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1/4

January 1, 2000
Sean Axmaker
Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Laughable plot pushes The Skulls to brink of absurdity.

Full Review Source: Seattle Post-Intelligencer | Original Score: 6/10

January 1, 2000
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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The writing is so bad that it's impossible not to laugh out loud at scenes intended to be scary or serious.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

January 1, 2000
Griffin Van Malssen
Charlotte Observer

This is unbelievably dumb.

January 1, 2000
Robert Philpot
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/
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Cohen drags it on about 20 minutes too long, getting more ridiculous, until the movie finally burns itself out.

January 1, 2000
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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If, in fact, Skull and Bones was ground zero of a powerful conspiracy, The Skulls would be a great disinformation tool. After seeing this, no one could ever take it seriously again.

January 1, 2000
Chris Hewitt (St. Paul)
St. Paul Pioneer Press

When material is this silly, you're better off making fun of it than going down the solemnly ridiculous path Jackson chooses.

January 1, 2000
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Fans of the young leads and aspiring MST3K writers may enjoy this balderdash; others are advised not to waste their time.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 1.5/5

January 1, 2000
Susan Granger

Don't even bother renting the eventual video.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1/10

January 1, 2000
Michael Dequina

One big problem with the film from the start: I never understood why being a Skull was so special in the first place.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 0/4

January 1, 2000
Adam Smith
Empire Magazine

This is almost mesmerisingly bad.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 1/5

January 1, 2000
Widgett Walls

From such intriguing beginnings it manages to degenerate to the point where I expected Nedermeyer to show up at any moment and start spanking Kevin Bacon.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1.5/5

January 1, 2000
Jay Carr
Boston Globe
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The Skulls plummets into the realm of ludicrous failure.

January 1, 2000
David Elliott
San Diego Union-Tribune

Some movies are moron movies without seeming to know it, which can be charmingly pathetic or just dumbfounding.

Full Review Source: San Diego Union-Tribune

January 1, 2000
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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Irredeemably knuckleheaded teen-targeted tosh.

January 1, 2000
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