The Craft Reviews

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
... deliciously dangerous excursions into adolescent self-discovery.
September 7, 2011
The Craft, at least for its first half, plays as a satirical teen-clique horror movie -- Carrie meets early John Hughes.
June 15, 2007
Fleming's film begins promisingly as a black comedy a la Heathers, but then quickly succumbs to its machinery of special effects; this is yet another bad picture in a long list of Hollywood flops about witchcraft.
June 18, 2002
February 14, 2001
It places heavy demands on its four lead actresses, who come through in impressive fashion. Director and co-writer Andrew Fleming makes sure he and his stars deliver the goods.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
[The Craft] s a surprisingly skittish fable of adolescent powerlessness, grandiosity and the nursing of psychic wounds.
January 1, 2000
The plot, in short, is beneath our interest. What is intriguing is that the four actresses succeed in playing their characters as realistic modern teenagers--the underside of the coin from Clueless... The movie's failure is one of imagination.
January 1, 2000
If only The Craft were as fresh as its enchanting lead quartet.
January 1, 2000
Unfortunately, this catty black comedy is buried under an onslaught of unimaginative special effects.
May 3, 1996
With its sense of what can be accomplished on a small budget, The Craft suggests the classic B-horrors of the '40s particularly The Cat People and The Seventh Victim.