In the Mouth of Madness - Movie Reviews - Rotten Tomatoes

In the Mouth of Madness Reviews

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
May 18, 2016
An oddball homage pic to HP Lovecraft, while at the same time spoofing Stephen King.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Nick Rogers
Suite101.com
October 29, 2015
Despite its otherworldly milieu, "Madness" taps into apocalyptic anxieties about real-world rhetoric - chiefly that it's turning virulent to a point where our collective cultural antibodies can't, or won't, fight off the disease. A fine horror film.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
April 4, 2011
A memorable masterpiece.
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
April 22, 2010
Finely attuned to the disquieting realm of the irrational.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
April 7, 2008
A real, honest-to-goodness horror film, not a gore film or a goofy comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
April 3, 2006
best of the post-cold war carpenter movies
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 26, 2005
| Original Score: 3/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
August 27, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
March 4, 2003
Kind of scary return to form for Carpenter.
| Original Score: 3/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
July 26, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Jeremiah Kipp
ToxicUniverse.com
January 27, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
July 25, 2001
This is terror at its most delicious.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
February 13, 2001
A thinking person's horror picture that dares to be as cerebral as it is visceral.
Mark R. Leeper
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: +1 out of -4..+4
Top Critic
John Hartl
Film.com
January 1, 2000
A stylized collection of well-timed shockers, helped along by the contributions of its capable cast.
Bruce Kirkland
Jam! Movies
January 1, 2000
Horrormeister John Carpenter (of Halloween fame) is back in fine form as a master of suspense and ghoulish fantasy.
| Original Score: 3/5
Joey O'Bryan
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
A fun, clever horror picture, full of creepy crawlies, things that go bump in the night, and references to everyone from H.P. Lovecraft to Dario Argento.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
January 1, 2000
Great fun to watch, with even the requisite cheap shocks doling out a good jolt.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Top Critic
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C
Top Critic

Entertainment Weekly
April 4, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: C
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