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Splinter Reviews

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October 30, 2008
Bloody, screamy, creepy crawly comfort food that cuddles B-movie horror convention without fatigue.
Full Review | Original Score: B
October 30, 2008
If you've seen The Thing or The Evil Dead, you've seen much of Splinter, but it's a lean, fast-moving and fun little flick that doesn't waste any of its scant 82 minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
October 30, 2008
Excelling in creative scaring skills, Splinter boasts thorny issues like psycho fungi who go mobile, nuclear hedgehogs, homicidal human porcupines, impromptu carnivorous rooftop dining on half a state trooper, and a dangerously defrosting savior on ice.
October 29, 2008
A nifty horror movie that doesn't claim to be anything other than a zippy exercise in creature-feature entertainment.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
October 28, 2008
Exactly what a B-movie should be.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 27, 2008
Spare, effective and genuinely frightening.
October 27, 2008
A high-end feature-length version of The Outer Limits, combined with a fond enthusiasm for creative gore and populated by a trio of characters who are actually interesting.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 27, 2008
Splinter has a hackneyed gimmick -- dead bodies trying to smash their way into an isolated convenience store -- but I loved it to pieces.
October 22, 2008
Whenever a romantic couple in a movie goes camping in the remote woods, you just know it's a bad idea.
October 13, 2008
...delivers the year's best beast -- a spiny fungus that turns its victims into zombiefied walking pincushions.
October 10, 2008
Once audiences get over snickering at a creature that they initially write off as a rabid hedgehog (too bad that Geoffrey Rush film already snatched up the title Quills), they'll be happy to strap in for a satisfying ride.
Read More | Original Score: 4/5
September 19, 2008
Splinter's got all the elements that make for a great midnight movie, something horror fans will be telling one another about for weeks, maybe months, afterwards.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 17, 2008
The creature feature is loaded with blood, guts, gore, the perfect anti-hero and a hilariously fun plot, which is played straight until the very end...Wilkins delivers a simple, yet effective '80s creature feature that's not only scary, but also a great t
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
November 17, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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