Bad Times at the El Royale Reviews

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April 18, 2019
At some point during this logy 2-hour-and-21-minute exercise you want something more substantial than even Hemsworth's admittedly mesmerizing snaky hips.
October 15, 2018
Every puzzle piece clicks together smoothly, and while there is joy in watching everything fit, the film feels like there's something missing. It lacks true substance. It's all aesthetics, no guts. But damn if the "Bad Times" aren't beautiful to watch.
October 15, 2018
This Irwin-Allen-sized B-movie mostly works thanks to Goddard's knack for nesting-doll-style narrative compartmentalization and his talent for bringing out the best in his uniformly strong ensemble cast...
October 13, 2018
Bad Times at the El Royale starts with a lot of promise and a full head of steam; even half-way through I was engaged. But the movie eventually careens off the track.
October 12, 2018
Taking turns in the spotlight, everyone in the cast is outstanding.
October 12, 2018
Careful framing, mysterious characters, slow builds, violent surprises, and a dynamite parade of very nearly on-the-nose songs from the mid- to late-1960s
June 3, 2019
A winning formula that overcomes most of its faults to provide a compelling and thoroughly entertaining yarn.
May 15, 2019
Bad Times at the El Royale is a twisty, bloody, breath of fresh air to the action-thriller genre.
May 1, 2019
Much like writer/director Drew Goddard's previous effort The Cabin in the Woods, it's the mash-up of genres and own self-awareness that keeps the film from crumbling underneath it's own ambitious weight
April 29, 2019
An addictive backline of characters deliver a promising story that just explodes in a weird roller coaster of genres. [Full review in Spanish].
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