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House of Wax Reviews

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May 6, 2005
A standard-issue 'dead teenager movie.'
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
May 6, 2005
This is bad horror at its best: hokey, predictable and completely unrealistic.
| Original Score: 2/4
May 6, 2005
House of Wax is not a good movie but it is an efficient one, and will deliver most of what anyone attending House of Wax could reasonably expect, assuming it would be unreasonable to expect very much.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 5, 2005
A horror movie can get away with a lot, but once it crosses a certain line, it is insulting to viewers. House of Wax crosses that line.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 7, 2005
The plot relies entirely on the stupidity of the protagonists and our desire to watch them die.
Read More | Original Score: D
May 3, 2005
Slasher-lite
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 14, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
May 6, 2005
A sadistically bland entertainment that oversells its reveals and lets its suspense drip so long that it would be nice if something (anything!) happened.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
May 6, 2005
'...the 2nd best Paris Hilton film I've seen this year. '
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
May 6, 2005
And in keeping with the wax, wax, everywhere WAX concept of this goofy little gore-bucket, I'll just glibly assume that the screenplay was written in crayon.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
April 26, 2005
Characters are rote and unremarkable, plot devices predictable and the camera cheats by sticking close to actors so a viewer cannot see from where the next shock will come.
May 5, 2005
Hilton is the cinematic equivalent of a stray dog, an untrained extra that accidentally wandered into the shot and quickly began making love to the camera.
May 13, 2005
A mundane slasher flick populated by blandly pretty people who look really good in sweaty tank tops.
Full Review | Original Score: C
October 30, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
May 5, 2005
Paris Hilton is the least of the film's problems, and when Paris Hilton is the least of your problems, you know you're in trouble.
Full Review | Original Score: D+
August 7, 2008
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 6, 2005
Irritating, boring, poorly acted, poorly directed and poorly written.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5
May 5, 2005
House of Wax is cheap, dirty entertainment, and it knows it.
Full Review | Original Score: C
May 6, 2005
The 2005 remake doesn't hold a candle to the original.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
May 6, 2005
The movie would have been creepier if it had shut us inside the museum, and given us more creative wax-based killings instead of revisiting familiar slasher-flick stuff.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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