Creepshow Reviews

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March 26, 2009
George Romero, collaborating with writer Stephen King, again proves his adeptness at combining thrills with tongue-in-cheek humor.
April 18, 2007
This five-part film, based on the format of 50s horror comics, marks one of the few times George Romero has directed someone else's script (it's by Stephen King), and the results are only mildly interesting by the standards of his Dead trilogy.
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February 9, 2006
he old Amicus movies used EC originals to better effect and with more brevity, for all their cardboard sets.
October 23, 2004
Romero and King have approached this movie with humor and affection, as well as with an appreciation of the macabre.
August 30, 2004
Horror film purists may object to the levity even though failed, as a lot of it is.
February 18, 2019
Creepshow feels incomplete. Its slapstick humor is not enough to hold the attention it could gain from using a betterly written script. [Full review in Spanish].
January 12, 2019
A certain measure of generosity and goodwill is necessary to fully enjoy this endeavor from director George Romero, since the stories by Stephen King aren't anything special.
October 29, 2018
Creepshow is special not because it's an extended homage to EC Comics (though that doesn't hurt) but what stands out is the way these shorts are captured in style that reflects their inspiration, almost eerily so.
October 26, 2018
George A. Romero and Stephen King's goofy tribute to the horror miscellany of their youths is a funny, technically impressive lark that confirms them both masters of horror and parody.
October 23, 2018
As with any anthology film, some stories are better than others. Even so, there are no outright clunkers here, just five entertaining tales told with great style.
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