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The Skeleton Key Reviews

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April 29, 2009
A genuinely creepy offering in a world filled with contrived bland dramas posing as thrillers.
March 31, 2007
Reinvigorates the supernatural thriller genre with a much needed infusion of new ideas and just plain nasty, digital-free mischief.
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October 20, 2005
Its ultimate twist is both admirable and startling, making this savory gumbo worth a nibble.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 1, 2005
The Skeleton Key is one hoodoo of a movie--literally. It's a movie about hoodoo, voodoo and cheap thrills set in a Louisiana backwater.
| Original Score: B
August 30, 2005
An intriguing and eerie film that becomes more chilling every minute
August 25, 2005
That old black magic is back in theaters this summer, bottled up in a frightful delight that just might rattle your bones.
August 25, 2005
O que me leva a recomendar esta produção é seu desfecho - uma conclusão que respeita a lógica interna da trama.
| Original Score: 3/5
August 24, 2005
There are enough surprises to let you leave the theater mostly satisfied, if not exactly transformed.
August 18, 2005
A missed opportunity, but one with enough rewards along the way to make it worth seeing in spite of itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 17, 2005
Here's a B-movie that knows it's a B-movie, yet is intent on being a really good B-movie. And it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 17, 2005
...offers Hudson a chance to do something more than beam at us with that sunny, moony face.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 16, 2005
[D]oesn't seem to promise much going in ... but its eerie premise lingers in your mind. It may not qualify as a true ghost story, but it's still pretty haunting.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
August 16, 2005
The Skeleton Key conjures a spooky atmosphere steeped in the mystique of folk magic and medicine and suspicion of the deep South.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 16, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 15, 2005
It may not be high art but it sure is fun.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 7/10
August 15, 2005
This is a moody, creepy thriller with some genuinely scary moments and a couple of twists that took me completely by surprise.
August 14, 2005
... this isn't a horror film, but its black heart is in the right place...
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/4.0
August 13, 2005
A creepy, atmospheric and lushly filmed supernatural thriller
August 13, 2005
If the movie doesn't exactly compliment your intelligence, at least it doesn't insult it, either.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 12, 2005
Doesn't have your standard 'Hollywood' ending...and that's a good thing.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
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