Dreamcatcher Reviews

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December 22, 2010
This Stephen King is way too scary for kids.
July 30, 2007
Call me crude -- I have to love a scene of suspense built around fallen toothpicks and a toilet monster.
December 30, 2006
March 21, 2004
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.
April 26, 2003
April 5, 2003
There are plenty of twists, turns and surprises in this elegant and sometimes witty horror flick. . .
April 3, 2003
Bumpy, lumpy Stephen King adaptation is anything but by-the-book -- and packed with scares by a team of talents.
March 30, 2003
A Bloody Entertaining Mess With B-Movie Sensibilities. It Has Its Share Of Flaws, But They Don't Take You Out Of The Insanity Of This Gory Little Creature Feature.
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.
March 27, 2003
March 27, 2003
Marked by a couple of masterful performances in skillfully written singular roles.
March 26, 2003
This review officially renounces the "solution" to the psychological ending written in the novel. The rest is great & Kingian.
March 26, 2003
It's a mess, but it manages to entertain for longer than many movies do
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.
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.
March 24, 2003
Une adaptation trs fidle du roman de King... pour le meilleur et pour le pire.
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.
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