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High Tension (Switchblade Romance) Reviews

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June 10, 2005
This is sick. And sickening.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
June 9, 2005
The philosopher Thomas Hobbes tells us life can be 'poor, nasty, brutish and short.' So is this movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
June 14, 2005
The ultimate rescue, however, comes when the credits roll and the lights come up.
Read More | Original Score: C
June 9, 2005
A throwback to '70s exploitation flicks...with such an infuriating twist that some may feel exploited out of 10 bucks
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
June 13, 2005
An extremely well-made, very grisly and ultimately dishonest slasher film that's too clever for its own good.
June 9, 2005
Spills blood everywhere but has no pulse.
Read More | Original Score: 0/4
June 9, 2005
a disappointing lapse into old-fashioned narrow-mindedness... unable to sustain considerable suspense
| Original Score: 2.5/5
October 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 13, 2004
The movie is certainly tense, but only from a gut-reaction standpoint. Emotionally, psychologically, there's nothing.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
May 12, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 9, 2005
Like the fairly recent Cabin Fever and like earlier slasher films of that grisly ilk, High Tension takes a fairly straightforward approach to its essential reason for being, namely the stagecraft of death.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
June 10, 2005
High Tension proves to be a dud of a horror film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 12, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 11, 2005
...[a] groundless gorefest...High Tension pounces on the opportunity to swagger in its meaningless artsy shock value
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
July 14, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
July 16, 2005
In a remarkable turnaround, the film suddenly lacks the courage to stick with what it does best.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
June 10, 2005
[Director Aja] doesn't realize that so much is now lost in translation.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
June 9, 2005
the worst idea to come out of France since the metric system.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
January 30, 2004
This unsettling, relentless horror film is so gruesome that it keeps you squirming from start to finish.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 13, 2004
I find myself both enjoying the unapologetic bloodfest of Haute Tension and extending certain digits at it for trying to be overly clever.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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