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House of Wax Reviews

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Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
November 24, 2010
A 2005 review of this picture would've registered more shock from me...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
May 5, 2010
A stupid, brainless, and pointless horror installment with all the usual characters, and pretty bad acting all around...
Prairie Miller
Long Island Press
May 22, 2007
This Wax's infusion of Paris Hilton and flirty teen sex comedy retreads might have sent original wax maniac Vincent Price into spontaneous meltdown, without the need of heating fluid.
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Kevin Allison
Film Journal International
February 26, 2007
Not just fun and funny (don't forget, Paris Hilton's in it), but it's also surprisingly frightening.
Joseph Proimakis
Movies for the Masses
October 3, 2006
full review in Greek
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Pete Vonder Haar
Film Threat
December 6, 2005
Apparent kills are left unverified, handy firearms are left untouched, and the group splits up a record four times, ensuring most of these dolts will never see the dawn.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
November 26, 2005
Mal actuada, mal editada, previsible de principio a fin y sin terror alguno de por medio, es una de esas cintas que deberían haberse quedado en la fase de proyecto.
| Original Score: 1.5/4
Widgett Walls
November 14, 2005
Now, if you can just stay sane until the actual slasher portion of the flick takes off, you might be okay.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
Christopher Smith
Bangor Daily News (Maine)
November 4, 2005
It's a bloody, messy little throwback that unintentionally brushes against fetish since it eventually dips so many of its hotties in hot wax.
Full Review | Original Score: D
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
October 19, 2005
House of Wax aims low and hits the mark. It has all the gory bloodshed you could ask for and all the right special effects.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
September 2, 2005
After one gets past the trendy casting of Paris Hilton, this above-average horror flick actually surfaces from the bloody pit of remakes clutching a few decent ideas.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Harry Guerin
RTÉ (Ireland)
July 21, 2005
The whole thing is vacuously enjoyable, downright nasty in places and, despite the fact that the ending is rushed, has a pretty spectacular finish.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Uri Lessing
June 28, 2005
The film's storyline has more in common with Manos, The Hands of Fate than the original House of Wax.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Bill Clark
June 16, 2005
This is a well-made film with a lot more gore than you're expecting and a lot less humor than you're expecting.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Todd Jorgenson
Denton Record-Chronicle
June 14, 2005
It adheres strictly to teen-slasher formula before simply melting away.
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Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
June 4, 2005
Qualquer filme no qual Paris Hilton se revele a figura mais sensata certamente tem algo de muito errado.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Shay Casey
June 4, 2005
Meanwhile, the audience wonders when Paris Hilton will be eviscerated for their enjoyment.
| Original Score: 40/100
Matthew Turner
May 26, 2005
[House of Wax] gleefully trots out all the clichés of the genre before going out in a blaze of glory with a truly spectacular final act.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jamie Russell
May 24, 2005
Makes up for its idiot plot with a gallon of gore.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jackie K. Cooper
May 23, 2005
Plastic Paris looks right at home in this melted down remake.
Full ReviewRead More | Original Score: 4/10
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