After.Life - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

After.Life Reviews

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Dave White
April 4, 2011
You should just go see it for yourself. Unless you shouldn't.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
January 3, 2011
Thematic rigor mortis sets in long before the final reel.
R. L. Shaffer
October 14, 2010
Despite the meandering pace, and lack of fearsome thrills, After.Life is a chilling fairytale that grabs you and takes you on a strangely hypnotic ride.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
Mike Barnard
Future Movies UK
September 11, 2010
There is too much reliance on one character's word against another which leads the audience back and forth over the truth.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Anton Bitel
Little White Lies
September 7, 2010
takes its ambiguities all the way to the grave - and beyond.
James Kendrick
Q Network Film Desk
August 12, 2010
makes you think too much about what it's doing, rather than what it's about, thus drawing you away from the deeper philosophical questions of life and death at its core
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Prairie Miller
WBAI Radio
August 3, 2010
Born again Ricci haunts a mortuary, while perfecting post-mortem freaky in the nude. This may or may not be your cup of embalming fluid, whether intriguing those with unconventional viewing preferences, or seriously creeping you out.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Common Sense Media
August 3, 2010
Confusing chiller explores death; too dark for teens.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
July 17, 2010
It dresses up boilerplate horror in a classy shell, yet never gives it the pulse it needs.
Full Review | Original Score: 5.2/10
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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter
July 6, 2010
A stylish piece of horror-movie hokum.
Donald J. Levit
ReelTalk Movie Reviews
April 15, 2010
Has some first-timer flaws but avoids 'cheesy horror movie' status by serious tapping into the vein Poe mined for premature burial.
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Rex Reed
New York Observer
April 14, 2010
It's too dull for grown-ups and too nightmarish for children. It makes Nip/Tuck look like a Mel Brooks musical.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
April 14, 2010
Best of all is Neeson, who is nicely creepy. Whether he's genuinely gifted or knuckle-chewing insane, he's not the kind of guy you'd want to spend time with, either way.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Geoff Berkshire
April 13, 2010
An atmospheric effort curious enough to intrigue both hardcore horror fans and those simply looking for a good thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
April 11, 2010
Plays like a snooty, deliberately obtuse version of Saw.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Luke Y. Thompson
April 11, 2010
I have seen my share of cheapie horror flicks that invariably end with the CARNIVAL OF SOULS twist...[Wojtowicz-Vosloo] knows you know this stuff, and offers it up as a possibility right off the bat.
Avi Offer
NYC Movie Guru
April 11, 2010
Sporadically creepy, stylish and initially suspenseful, but ultimately unimaginative, asinine and deficient in clever surprises and palpable thrills.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.21/10
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
April 10, 2010
a distasteful exercise in the proper disposition of the deceased during funeral preparations with less blood in it than the corpses that populate it
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
April 9, 2010
Doesn't really work either as a scary movie or as a food-for-thought cautionary tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Rob Vaux
April 9, 2010
Almost imperceptibly, the 'is she alive or dead' equation takes over the entire affair.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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