The Covenant Reviews

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April 23, 2009
[An] unbewitching brew of clichés.
April 20, 2009
Director Renny Harlin ("The Long Kiss Goodnight") phones in this thoughtless teen horror flick from screenwriter J.S. Cardone ("The Forsaken").
November 20, 2008
August 7, 2008
This forgettable supernatural-teen thriller is the kind of WB-style soap opera where the characters have names like Chase Collins and Reid Garwin.
December 7, 2007
July 10, 2007
It's a horror film for the MTV generation, a horror film for the audience of "Laguna Beach"...
January 27, 2007
... this falls well short of the Buffy-level resonances at which [Harlin] was presumably aiming.
January 9, 2007
...yet another brainless, utterly disposable thriller geared exclusively towards teenagers...
January 2, 2007
The Covenant looks less like a movie and more like an extended boy band video -- and with about the same amount of depth.
December 30, 2006
Flying scenes, frat-boy face-offs and pyrotechnic punch-ups are punctuated by excruciating expository dialogue.
December 30, 2006
A patently silly supernatural teen drama, in which a bunch of Young Hollywood types flex their abs and aim their perfectly-calibrated glances at each other.
December 30, 2006
Daft but nonetheless enjoyable supernatural thriller, featuring some hilariously bad dialogue, impressive special effects and some genuinely creepy scenes.
December 30, 2006
Director Renny Harlin helms like a bat out of hell, and obviously doesn't know a pentagram from a mammogram.
December 30, 2006
Utterly stupid and full of lazy plotting and lazier dialogue, this is just idiotic enough to entertain on nights when you want to give your brain a rest.
November 23, 2006
O máximo que este O Pacto consegue é transformar-se, em seus instantes finais, em uma espécie de Mortal Kombat para imbecis. E, ainda assim, com dificuldade.
November 10, 2006
It's not a work of originality and the handheld camerawork gets tedious, but let's hope the message that power corrupts gets through
October 28, 2006
I think the men were cast more for their abs than their acting.
October 13, 2006
Terribly acted, shamelessly unoriginal and executed with little redeeming sense of humour.
October 10, 2006
"A truly lacklustre direct-to-video teen thriller filled with corny effects, chiseled jaw stares and a lot of hokum about Salem witchcraft"
October 1, 2006
More nonsensical than scary, THE COVENANT conjures a cautionary tale for prep school pretties.
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