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The Messengers Reviews

Ty Burr
Dallas Morning News
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The MessengersI/i> is textbook, and the course it's teaching is HSL: Horror as a Second Language.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: C-

May 28, 2007
Nigel Floyd
Time Out
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Many of the images feel over-familiar, and the shocks a mite too forced.

Full Review Source: Time Out

April 5, 2007
Christy Lemire
Arizona Republic
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No one says, "Gimme the bat, Wendy," or, "Here's Johnny!" But they come close.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 2.5/5

March 3, 2007
Melissa Anderson
Time Out New York
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The well-amplified scares are so perfunctory as to be laughable. 'What's up with the crows?' bitches Kristen Stewart, clearly not up on her Hitchcock or any Asian thriller of the past ten years.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 1/6

February 10, 2007
Gregory Kirschling
Entertainment Weekly
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The Asian-horror-movie moment feels long since passed, both here and abroad. Let our zombies walk or even sprint again! Give our creepy kids back their pupils!

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: C

February 7, 2007
Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
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Sadly, the movie just doesn't deliver chills.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

February 7, 2007
Tirdad Derakhshani
Philadelphia Inquirer
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[The film is] hampered by hauntingly lame performances by McDermott and Miller, who phone in their parts, and a screenplay that has the sophistication and complexity of a college dorm message board.

February 5, 2007
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Nicely photographed but slow-moving, dull and utterly predictable.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1/4

February 5, 2007
Geoff Pevere
Toronto Star
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If the ghosts were magnets and the Solomons were paperclips, the two parties couldn't be in a bigger rush to collide.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 1/4

February 5, 2007
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Every movie has to have its own sense of logic, horror movies perhaps most of all, but as this story heads towards its climax it begins to contradict what it's told us to believe all along.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 2/4

February 5, 2007
John Anderson
Newsday
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It's awards season, so we'd like to nominate The Messengers for the yet-to-be-established Tippi Hedren Award for best use of malignant ravens in a motion picture.

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

February 5, 2007
Matt Zoller Seitz
New York Times
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With The Messengers, the Pang brothers devise scenes so scary that they stain the imagination and never scrub out.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 3/5

February 5, 2007
Peter Hartlaub
San Francisco Chronicle
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The Messengers isn't a particularly frightening or gory horror movie, but directors Danny and Oxide Pang do have a special talent for torturing the reputations of their actors.

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

February 5, 2007
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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There isn't much of a script to work with, and for the occasional pull-out-the-stops moment, it never really builds towards its finish.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/5

February 2, 2007
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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The most frightening aspect of the film is that it will soon be haunting the bargain bins of shoddy video stores.

| Original Score: 2/4

February 2, 2007
Sam Adams
Los Angeles Times
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The objective view gives the audience too much room to unravel its schematic plot, which is far less inspired than its creepy visuals.

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

February 2, 2007
Jim Ridley
L.A. Weekly
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Oh boy -- a shocker set against the terrifying backdrop of North Dakota sunflower farming!

Full Review Source: L.A. Weekly

February 2, 2007
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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This first American horror effort by the Pang Bros. doesn't deliver.

February 2, 2007
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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It isn't until the end that things spin out of control. No one says 'Gimme the bat, Wendy' or 'Here's Johnny!' But they come close.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

February 2, 2007
Ronnie Scheib
Variety
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The Pangs painfully hew to a vision of an idealized Americana with the 'happy ending' coming off as especially egregious.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 2, 2007
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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The Messengers borrows so heavily from The Amityville Horror, The Birds, The Grudge, Poltergeist, and others that it has no room left for anything of its own.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 2, 2007
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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The grown-ups fare worse: They speak . . . very . . . slowly . . . as if to pad the running time out. This may in fact be the most ridiculous performance John Corbett has ever given.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1.5/4

February 2, 2007
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