Village of the Damned Reviews

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April 16, 2016
Director John Carpenter is unable to generate anything resembling suspense or even basic narrative fluidity.
April 11, 2016
It's the kind of film that appears to have been made by filmmakers who don't understand a thing about storytelling, pacing, tone, or atmosphere, which is only made all the more shocking by the fact that it was directed by the legendary John Carpenter.
July 6, 2010
The real shock came when I noticed that a woman filing out of the premiere screening beside me had actually marked her rating card with an "excellent" grade.
October 9, 2005
April 8, 2005
May 19, 2004
John Carpenter's return to horror fizzles.
February 10, 2004
November 5, 2003
Not even close to the original.
May 14, 2003
February 25, 2003
January 22, 2003
Carpenter botches another remake,
November 7, 2002
September 20, 2002
It's terrifying to think a studio would make such nonsense. Possible retitling? 'the Death of Luke Skywalker'?
July 29, 2002
abysmal and an embarrassment for everyone concerned
July 26, 2002
April 12, 2002
There's nothing more static than a stalled fright vehicle.
January 1, 2000
Carpenter, whose batting average is dipping dangerously low, shows no grasp of character development, plot line or time passage.
January 1, 2000
A trip to a village of the darned tedious.
January 1, 2000
Horribly, horribly bad. Avoid.
January 1, 2000
Carpenter can't cloak the hilarity of this hoary horror tale.
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