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The Faculty Reviews

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August 15, 2017
Kitschy '90s sci-fi horror, lots of cursing, some gore.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
February 2, 2014
The Faculty succeeds as a youth-oriented shocker due to director, editor, and frequent camera-operator Robert Rodriguez's provocative eye and frantic pacing.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 27, 2012
Surely isn't perfect, but it's a solid genre offering from Robert Rodriguez.
September 5, 2012
A zesty, charming sci-fi horror-thriller with better performances and far better production values than you'd expect.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
April 17, 2009
The Kevin Williamson formula (rewrite familiar horror scenarios and have the characters note the familiarity) has gotten to be a bore, and in this case it makes no sense.
February 3, 2008
A crappy teen horror movie, but in director Robert Rodriguez's hands it's at least agreeably crappy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 26, 2006
This smart, involving sci-fi picture, set in an Ohio high school, pays homage to several genre faves, notably Invasion of the Body Snatchers and The Thing.
June 18, 2002
A moviegoer looking for an empty-headed waste of time could do worse.
June 5, 2002
The sci-fi/horror genre could take a lesson from "The Faculty."
March 24, 2002
Williamson's take-it-apart-and-put-it-back-together stitchmanship has become an arduous borefest.
March 3, 2002
The Faculty consistently draws attention to its own ill-joined cracks and seams.
April 17, 2001
A decidedly average film with flashes of inspiration.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
April 8, 2001
If you have the feeling you've been here before, you have.
Read More | Original Score: 5/10
January 1, 2000
Just whiskers away from being really snazzy, "The Faculty" still manages to make for a fun night out.
January 1, 2000
Since the codes of science fiction are different from horror's cant, the patented Williamson method doesn't make a perfect fit with the material; Faculty's fun, but less fun than it could be.
January 1, 2000
The Faculty is a witty deconstruction of sci-fi movies - and a bloody good time at the movies.
January 1, 2000
Be ashamed, Kevin Williamson. Be very ashamed.
January 1, 2000
Rodriguez puts his money into the predictable place - special effects - and you wonder where the imagination went.
January 1, 2000
What could have been an interesting update of Body Snatchers for the teen crowd becomes a very bland Robert A. Heinlein's The Breakfast Club.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
January 1, 2000
All the students were stereotypes.
Full Review | Original Score: C
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