Apt Pupil Reviews

Top Critic
April 24, 2002
January 1, 2000
Major junk!
January 1, 2000
A tense, psychological study of evil!
January 1, 2000
A creepy, well-acted story of contagious evil!
January 1, 2000
Apt Pupil is most compelling for its moral dimension.
January 1, 2000
Effective but not overwhelming, bone-chilling but not blood-freezing, Apt Pupil is a good shocker that misses the ultimate horror.
January 1, 2000
More disturbing than anything Keyser Sze could provide.
January 1, 2000
Mr. McKellen, surely the finest living British actor, is the best reason to see Apt Pupil.
January 1, 2000
Apt Pupil is a welcome attempt to reclaim the horror film genre from teen-driven slasher flick formulas!
January 1, 2000
Nothing about the movie even makes sense!
January 1, 2000
When bodies are buried in cellars and cats are thrown into lighted ovens, the film reveals itself as unworthy of its subject matter.
January 1, 2000
The most disappointing thing about Apt Pupil is the lack of sustained tension generated by director Bryan Singer.
January 1, 2000
Drama in distress!
January 1, 2000
Brought off with such skill and commitment that there isn't any time to snicker at its obviousness!
January 1, 2000
Flat, undistinguished workmanship!