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Dreamcatcher Reviews

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December 22, 2010
This Stephen King is way too scary for kids.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 30, 2007
Call me crude -- I have to love a scene of suspense built around fallen toothpicks and a toilet monster.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 21, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
June 4, 2003
. . .one of the most singularly ambitious big-budget studio movies to crash cineplexes in several years.
May 20, 2003
It's thrilling to see what a talented director can do with the humorous and horrifying imagination of literary legend Stephen King.
| Original Score: 3/4
April 26, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 5, 2003
There are plenty of twists, turns and surprises in this elegant and sometimes witty horror flick. . .
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 3, 2003
Bumpy, lumpy Stephen King adaptation is anything but by-the-book -- and packed with scares by a team of talents.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 27, 2003
Gets the tone of the book precisely right, from the brooding opening, to the creature-feature midsection, to the save-the-world ending.
| Original Score: A-
March 27, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
March 27, 2003
Marked by a couple of masterful performances in skillfully written singular roles.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 26, 2003
This review officially renounces the "solution" to the psychological ending written in the novel. The rest is great & Kingian.
Full Review| Original Score: 3/5
March 26, 2003
It's a mess, but it manages to entertain for longer than many movies do
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 26, 2003
There are enough ideas in Dreamcatcher for three or four ordinary movies. But then this is no ordinary movie. It's a grand, loopy pageant of ideas, schlock horror and subtle horror, and gross-out effects.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 25, 2003
In fact, having already read the book may be the best reason to see "Dreamcatcher," a wildly, schizophrenic jumble of genres best enjoyed with a little foreknowledge.
March 24, 2003
The first half, centering on the friends and their initial contact with the alien invaders, is smart and downright chilling; the way a fun monster movie should be.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
March 24, 2003
Une adaptation très fidèle du roman de King... pour le meilleur et pour le pire.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
March 24, 2003
Dreamcatcher is a yarn in the enveloping way that movies of yore are warmly talked about by reigning Hollywood royalty, a film that lets you get lost in its snowy crevices by marrying high concept to recognizable and relatable form and setting.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 24, 2003
...familiar King motifs, monster mash notes, body-trauma disgust and pop cultural effluvia, belched up by a pain pill-popping, bedridden horror author...
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
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