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The Covenant Reviews

December 30, 2006
Flying scenes, frat-boy face-offs and pyrotechnic punch-ups are punctuated by excruciating expository dialogue.
September 30, 2006
There are worse things for a horror-thriller about supernatural high-schoolers to not be. Like not scary. Or not thrilling. Or not as entertaining as an episode of Charmed.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
September 30, 2006
[A] muddled and most unmagical offering.
September 15, 2006
There is not a scary scene in the whole movie.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 15, 2006
The idiocy and sheer laziness of the whole concept ought to be the sort of thing director Renny Harlin (Deep Blue Sea) could make into glorious cinematic cheese...but he's hamstrung
September 13, 2006
This is cobbled-together teenybopper tripe about feuding male witches with nothing to offer but classic bad dialogue.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
September 13, 2006
The Covenant is just a copycat.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
September 13, 2006
Movies like this are why we have eyelids.
Read More | Original Score: .5/4
September 13, 2006
No one has bothered to develop a coherent story or remotely likable characters to sustain the CGI effects, ear-splitting music, and hyperactive editing.
September 13, 2006
Anyone with half a brain is not this movie's target audience.
September 12, 2006
... a supernatural teen drama that wouldn't be so bad if you didn't have to pay good money to see it.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
September 10, 2006
[An] eardrum-punishing, uninspired composite of X-Men and the Harry Potter series ...
September 10, 2006
The Covenant has excellent special effects (spiders and specters, oh my!), but it is strikingly lacking in suspense.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
September 10, 2006
... as chilling as a steam shower.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
September 10, 2006
... if this mild teen thriller were a cigarette, it would be a Salem light.
Read More | Original Score: 1.5/4
September 10, 2006
It's super lame.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
September 10, 2006
... profoundly mediocre ...
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
September 10, 2006
The Covenant is a terrible movie, a bucket of water on the teen-witch genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
September 10, 2006
... Covenant is devoid of any real scares.
September 10, 2006
All that's truly scary about The Covenant are the words that appear before the title: 'A Renny Harlin Film.'
Read More | Original Score: D
September 8, 2006
[Harlin] still can stage a decent super-natural battle royale. But he couldn't scare a mouse. Nor does The Covenant.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5