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The Ward Reviews

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R. L. Shaffer
IGN DVD

The Ward should send some chills down your spine, but it probably won't stay with you.

Full Review Source: IGN DVD | Original Score: 6/10

January 29, 2012

The Ward, while not stellar by any means, is absolutely worth your time.

Full Review Source: Dread Central | Original Score: 3/5

October 9, 2011
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

The movie's fluidity of motion is intoxicating. It's hard to argue that the so-so material is up to [Carpenter's] highest standards, but it can also be easily forgiven, and even enjoyed.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid

September 2, 2011
Ignatiy Vishnevetsky
Ebert Presents At The Movies

By no means a perfect film, but Carpenter has an unparalleled gift for constructing a sequence.

Full Review Source: Ebert Presents At The Movies

July 18, 2011
Michelle Orange
Movieline

The combination of an excellent supporting cast and a pliable theme work to offset the sizable debits incurred by the often rote direction and seriously iffy ending.

Full Review Source: Movieline | Original Score: 6.5/10

July 8, 2011
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Basically, this is a ghost story merged with a slasher film and sealed with a Shutter Island twist. But at least Carpenter the spook-meister knows how to goose you.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

July 6, 2011
Glenn Kenny
MSN Movies
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That this doesn't knock one backward out of one's seat is maybe unavoidable. But the goods here are good enough to make one eager for more.

Full Review Source: MSN Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 6, 2011
Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
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Carpenter does what he's always done well here: individualizing shorthand personalities in a group under siege.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

July 5, 2011
David Poland
Movie City News

June 28, 2011
Prairie Miller
NewsBlaze

An odd Cuckoo's Nest mental ward minimalist moviemaking with heavily medicated hotties in lockdown, contrasting with say the overwrought Sucker Punch. And boasting freaky when not freaked out girl-on-girl violence, as staff looks the other way on cue.

Full Review Source: NewsBlaze

June 26, 2011
Geoff Berkshire
Metromix.com

While The Ward never amounts to anything more than an extended Masters of Horror episode, it would at least rank among the better installments.

Full Review Source: Metromix.com | Original Score: 3/5

June 9, 2011
D.K. Holm
Vancouver Voice

an effective Saturday night rental or download

Full Review Source: Vancouver Voice

May 31, 2011
Matthew Sorrento
Film Threat

Fans of 70s cinema, and the director's work through the 1980s, will delight in his resistance to frenetic trickery and his reliance on clear composition and editing to draw suspense and dread. (Philadelphia Cinefest Danger After Dark)

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 10, 2011
Mark Salisbury
Total Film

Neither a total return to form nor his worst, this is a middling shocker salvaged by Carpenter's class.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

January 24, 2011
Robbie Collin
News of the World

In the wake of Martin Scorsese's recent movie about almost exactly the same thing, it's tempting to rename this one Sh*tter Island.

Full Review Source: News of the World | Original Score: 3/5

January 24, 2011
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

While it's not up there with Carpenter's greatest, there are jolts enough.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK]

January 21, 2011
Phelim O'Neill
Guardian [UK]

A well-made film, with some finely crafted shocks and a steady pace that almost seems stately in these days of fast-cut horror.

Full Review Source: Guardian [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

January 20, 2011
Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

While not as simple as the set-up makes out, it's happy to be good of its type rather than groundbreaking.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

January 20, 2011
Greg Klymkiw
Electric Sheep

Tons of cheap scares that make you jump out of your seat and, if you have difficulties with incontinence, you are advised to bring along an extra pair of Depends.

Full Review Source: Electric Sheep

January 20, 2011
Terry Staunton
Radio Times

A suspenseful, 1960s-set thriller with gothic overtones, which pushes all the right shock buttons but suffers from a lack of originality.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 3/5

January 20, 2011
Dennis Harvey
Variety
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February 23, 2012
Jordan Riefe
The Wrap
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October 7, 2011
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