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All Cheerleaders Die Reviews

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Jared Mobarak
The Film Stage
June 27, 2016
I applaud its take-no-prisoners mentality, accurately embellished teen clichés, and ability to elicit some chuckles.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
Heather Wixson
Daily Dead
January 7, 2016
With all the makings of a future cult classic, All Cheerleaders Die is an infectiously fun, razor-sharp romp that feels right at home amongst its high school horror peers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Scott Weinberg
August 24, 2015
A funny, smart, and subversive satire about the way women are often objectified in horror films. Only not boring, like that description is.
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
March 16, 2015
As is often the best advice, rent Heathers instead.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Jamie Graham
Total Film
September 8, 2014
Young, far-from-dumb and full of comeuppances.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Nikki Baughan
The List
August 28, 2014
It ultimately succumbs to the conventions it's attempting to lambast.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Glenn Dunks
August 15, 2014
[The directors have] way too much fun gruesomely dispatching the female characters who have suddenly lost all of the pluck, humour, and cheerleading spirit they spent the first hour attempting to instill in them.
| Original Score: C+
Dustin Putman
July 22, 2014
What keeps the movie energetic and resounding comes down to the astute performances from its actresses and the almost aching reality they bring to a premise both silly and ultimately tragic. Whether they're dead or not, growing up can be hell.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Common Sense Media
June 20, 2014
Some have seen this movie as a sly satire on the lowly roles of women in horror films, but at the same time, it's actually a horror movie about women occupying those same roles.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Kam Williams
Baret News
June 19, 2014
A gruesome, expletive-laced, battle-of-the-sexes satire of the scary movie genre featuring enough eroticized gore and titillation at every turn to hold the attention of the testosterone-fueled demographic for the duration.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Chris Knight
National Post
June 19, 2014
The tone shifts as unpredictably as the soundtrack, which goes from a bang to a whisper and back again for no apparent reason.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Witney Seibold
June 19, 2014
Within the first hour All Cheerleaders Die cycles from indie romance, to feminist polemic, to genuine horror, to horror satire, to titillating B-picture. But somehow, this film coheres.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Meredith Borders
June 13, 2014
Much of the plot swerves to completely unpredictable places, and even if the result isn't always successful, it's never boring.
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Sean Tepper
Globe and Mail
June 13, 2014
All Cheerleaders Die offers everything you'd expect from a horror flick with this title, but slow, bumpy pacing and underdeveloped characters make it ultimately forgettable.
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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
June 12, 2014
With all the finesse of a bullhorn that sprays noise and blood, "All Cheerleaders Die" shows just how difficult it is to pump life into the shopworn teen horror-comedy genre.
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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
June 12, 2014
Shot with a camera as excited as a squirrel-chasing dog, "Cheerleaders" has a girls-gone-wild energy and a twisted sense of humor.
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Cary Darling
Fort Worth Star-Telegram/
June 12, 2014
While there are some effective moments early on - especially when Maddy confronts star player Terry (a suitably charming yet threatening Tom Williamson) - [the film] sinks under the weight of predictable plotting and cheap special effects.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
William Bibbiani
June 12, 2014
A highly enjoyable horror comedy with its heart in the right place, and its flesh in the right stomachs.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
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Peter Howell
Toronto Star
June 12, 2014
All Cheerleaders Die began as a lo-fi video feature 13 years ago and weirdly, the inspirational rah-rah seemed to have stopped right there.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Sara Stewart
New York Post
June 12, 2014
This would-be cult movie looks the part, but has little going on inside.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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