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Jack Frost Reviews

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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
January 1, 2000
Now we have proof: It's possible for the Jim Henson folks and Industrial Light and Magic to put their heads together and come up with the most repulsive single creature in the history of special effects!
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
The snowman, which is the work of Jim Henson's Creature Shop, is the most glaring problem. It looks about as real as a man in a costume, and it's tough to suspend disbelief when you're trying to locate the zipper.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Scott Weinberg
July 27, 2002
| Original Score: 1/5
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
July 19, 2014
It took a lot to be the worst reincarnation fantasy titled Jack Frost from the second half of the 1990s, but by golly, they found a way.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
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Peter Brunette
January 1, 2000
Let it melt!
Christopher Null
January 1, 2000
Not to be confused with the horror film of the same name, this Jack Frost is still so frightening I'd hesitate to put it before any child who ever plans to see a snowman.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher
January 1, 2000
If Jack Frost doesn't prove that Hollywood is not only creatively bankrupt but actually in the hands of minions of Satan, then I don't know what does.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
Erik Childress
January 1, 2000
We don't even get the satisfaction of seeing the snowman melt like the classic Frosty the Snowman cartoon.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly
May 14, 2003
| Original Score: 1/4
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Philip Wuntch
Dallas Morning News
January 1, 2000
David Keyes
January 1, 2000
The movie is simply bad bad bad.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
Jim Judy
Screen It!
January 1, 2000
By the numbers!
Ryan Cracknell
Movie Views
December 7, 2003
Every year the DVD will [be] displayed as though it's worthy of renting. But it's out because it takes place around the holidays, not because it belongs to be there.
Dustin Putman
January 1, 2000
One of those dumb, corny concoctions that attempts to be a heartwarming family film, but is too muddled in its own cliches and predictability to be the least bit touching.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Rachel O'Malley
Boston Phoenix
March 24, 2002
Though Charlie's snowball-fight rival suggests that "a snow dad is better than no dad," a therapist might differ.
Widgett Walls
December 10, 2001
It will no doubt appeal to eight-year-olds, but anyone older than that can pretty much be prepared to get to know their watchface very well.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Madeleine Williams
January 1, 2000
It's hard to imagine the idea even looked good on paper.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews
January 1, 2000
A project with a good idea but nothing more!
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
February 13, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Scott Renshaw
Scott Renshaw's Screening Room
January 1, 2000
What makes it hard to swallow is that it's utterly inconsequential while pretending to be both hipper and more emotional than it really is.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
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