The Craft Reviews

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August 12, 2019
I've never subscribed to this genre of movie...I found a lot of this stuff to just not be palatable. But for its time, it's an okay movie.
August 12, 2019
The effects are obviously a bit rough around the edges, and the acting is very mixed.
March 31, 2019
Despite the fact that none of the actresses were anywhere near teen age while making the film, they're all pretty convincing as tortured teens expressing their pubescent angst through magic.
March 31, 2019
I really like Fairuza Balk as an actress and I really enjoyed her here.
March 21, 2019
The early going is interesting, amusing and even clever, but such cinematic niceties give way to a disappointing second hour.
January 30, 2019
We watched Rochelle take her own power and take her own revenge. It is one of the many reasons why The Craft was ahead of its time.
January 8, 2019
At an over-long 100 minutes, it's not likely to cast a spell over anyone.
December 6, 2018
[It] will perhaps inspire a few rebel kids to search out a black-magic emporium or to make the sort of fashion statements that make Balk so amusingly spooky. All others should balk at taking in this suspenseless, hollow, kitchily crafted Carrie.
December 6, 2018
What can you say about a movie that seems to have been conceived like a trailer and written in exclamation points and gets stolen by the cinematographer?
December 6, 2018
It's rare enough in these days of studio megahype to be pleasantly surprised by a relatively unheralded movie, but such is the case with the second film from the director Andrew Davies
December 6, 2018
... deliciously dangerous excursions into adolescent self-discovery.
December 6, 2018
The Craft casts a relatively potent spell.
December 6, 2018
The glossy style and neat visual effects combine with a few genuinely creepy moments to make this above-average genre fare, though the full-on sorcery showdown belongs in another movie.
December 6, 2018
Still, with suitable suspension of disbelief this makes for agreeable enough nonsense.
December 6, 2018
The best teen flick since Clueless is The Craft.
December 4, 2018
The great strength of The Craft is that it doesn't pass judgment on why the girls are doing what they do... The film's message of female empowerment felt cathartic, but so did its rage.
November 16, 2012
Will appeal to fantasy and horror buffs alike.
February 23, 2012
There are some funny lines in there. And certainly, you can see a frustrated generation responding to it quite avidly.
September 7, 2011
The Craft, at least for its first half, plays as a satirical teen-clique horror movie -- Carrie meets early John Hughes.
December 18, 2010
Campy teen witch thriller more violent than fun.
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