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Alone in the Dark Reviews

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 29, 2009
The horror. The hor-ror!
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
Mark Halverson
Sacramento News & Review
August 7, 2008
Lame monster movies like this adaptation of the popular Atari video game are scary for all the wrong reasons.
| Original Score: 1/5
Rossiter Drake
San Francisco Examiner
May 29, 2008
The late Gene Siskel once devised a simple method of measuring a film's worth: 'Is this film more interesting than a documentary of the same actors having lunch?' 'Alone in the Dark' doesn't come close to matching that standard.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/4
Ethan Alter
Film Journal International
March 1, 2007
There's nothing even remotely entertaining about this film -- audiences should stay home and play the original (or one of its numerous sequels) on Playstation instead.
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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
January 5, 2007
Christian Slater and Stephen Dorff, the reigning princes of Hollywood schlock, join forces in this brain-dead adaptation of a popular video game.
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Time Out
June 24, 2006
Any chance for suspense is thwarted by gratuitous violence, heavy-metal-propelled action sequences and laughably flat dialogue between characters who are barely more developed than in the Atari version.
Dragan Antulov
Draxblog Movie Reviews
November 6, 2005
better than expected, but, considering the reputation of its author, this isn't much of an achievement
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
July 27, 2005
Alone in the Dark pourrait figurer dans un dictionnaire en exemple frappant de ce que signifie insipide.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
July 16, 2005
Eu devia ter suspeitado de algo quando meu aparelho de DVD pareceu se recusar a rodar este filme. E posso jurar que ele pediu um Cepacol depois que a tortura chegou ao fim.
| Original Score: 1/5
Kamal 'The Diva' Larsuel
3BlackChicks Review
June 25, 2005
This is pretty close to one of the worse movies that I've ever seen and having to recap it is making my brain bleed..
Bill Clark
June 15, 2005
As long as director Uwe Boll is given money to make films, we are guaranteed at least one unintentionally uproarious gut-buster a year.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Mark Pfeiffer
Reel Times: Reflections on Cinema
April 13, 2005
Boll's vague X-Files rip-off isn't scary or exciting, but inadvertently he's made a movie funnier than a lot of the purported comedies Hollywood cranks out.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Jovanka Vuckovic
Rue Morgue Magazine
March 30, 2005
How Uwe Boll manages to scrape together enough investment money to give wing to this type of overblown, amateurish gibberish is truly a mystery of the cosmos...
Full Review| Original Score: 0/5
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
March 1, 2005
Little of Alone in the Dark makes Earthly sense, but it at least knows how to be bad in original ways.
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Michael Dequina
February 27, 2005
Has just about everything a snarky bad movie lover could want--that is, except a guy and two robots sitting in the bottom right hand corner.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
February 10, 2005
Remember to get your bets in early as the Razzie winner for 2005.
February 8, 2005
You start hoping that Ashton Kutcher is going to come out and tell them they're punk'd, because you just can't believe this is for real. You feel sorry for these actors...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
Todd Gilchrist
IGN Movies
February 7, 2005
It's never good when the audience starts laughing as soon as the movie begins -- and nothing has happened.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Eric D. Snider
February 7, 2005
For as busy as this movie is, you'd think it would have more going on. Instead, it's just a big, chewy wad of badness.
Full Review | Original Score: F
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
February 6, 2005
It's just the most inept filmmaking you can catch in theatres right now, or probably all year long.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
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