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Cold Creek Manor Reviews

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight
February 9, 2014
There are no surprises at all in this totally predictable mistake of a movie.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
September 13, 2012
Director Mike Figgis also composed the score, which during the tense scenes merely sounds like a two-year-old incessantly banging on random piano keys.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
May 3, 2005
Supremely listless and scare-free nonsense.
Full Review | Original Score: D
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
March 19, 2004
Figgis relies on Quaid's performance to convey the perilous dynamics of his character's threatened masculinity, and the performance produced by this trust is solid gold.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
February 26, 2004
The movie builds atmosphere at the expense of action, buildup at the expense of payoff.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Thomas Delapa
Boulder Weekly
February 9, 2004
...leaves the audience up the creek without a paddle.
Jamie Russell
January 27, 2004
A clichéd, implausible thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Anton Bitel
Movie Gazette
January 27, 2004
despite dead horses, crazed hicks and plagues of snakes, the only truly horrifying moment here is the hint at the end that there may be a sequel.
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
December 5, 2003
And as it progresses, the characters become so stupid that we lose interest in them.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Clint Morris
November 25, 2003
Stephen Dorff is suitably intimidating as the film's scoundrel... "Hand that Rocks the Cradle" meets "Fatal Attraction"
| Original Score: 3/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
October 27, 2003
Depending on your tolerance for such films, it'll either be easy or difficult to accept this unabashedly absurd story.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Victoria Alexander
October 12, 2003
The underlining homoerotic subtext gets muddy, then washed away, in the creek.
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Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
October 9, 2003
One of those bad movies that will take its stars two good movies to recover from.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
Mark Sells
Film Threat
October 2, 2003
Try as it might to hold our attention, it disappoints at every turn, ending in a whimper rather than a bang.
| Original Score: 1.5/5
October 1, 2003
Despite the film's predictability, there's something in the film that makes you want to root for the bad guy.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
October 1, 2003
About as thrilling as cleaning out your garage.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Eric D. Snider
September 27, 2003
I don't think there is even one thing that happens that I didn't foresee. It's the sort of movie that makes dumb guys like me feel smart.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Frank Ochieng
Movie Eye
September 27, 2003
Manor trickles along unconvincingly without once dispatching any genuine sense of supreme sadistic surprises. For this revelation alone, Cold Creek Manor certainly needs to be condemned.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
September 25, 2003
The only things haunting this movie are cliches.
| Original Score: 1/4
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Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly
September 25, 2003
'You should've stayed in New York,' Dorff warns, long before which the audience has realized it should've stayed home to snuggle up instead with Sam Peckinpah's Straw Dogs.
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