The Hole Reviews

January 8, 2013
Sadly, the picture is just too mild for its own good.
September 30, 2012
Curb your expectations and know you're going into a film about how curious children overcome their fears, not how malevolent darkness torments a group of unsuspecting "victims."
September 27, 2012
All the elements are here, they just don't add up to a satisfying whole.
September 29, 2010
The return of director Joe Dante would be more welcome if his children's horror-thriller weren't so tepid.
July 6, 2010
Cool it may be, but scary (or even mildly shudder-inducing) it ain't.
September 24, 2009
Though it's a likeable story with a decent pop-psychology twist, the big dramatic problem with The Hole is the way its cute atmosphere and Disney-style teen bonding sessions and scary, thriller elements keep cancelling each other out.
September 13, 2009
...Loses its flavour faster than chewing gum.