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Jennifer's Body Reviews

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Ali Gray
September 29, 2012
Think Mean Girls making out with Teen Wolf on the set of The Faculty. Or something.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Nell Minow
Movie Mom at Yahoo! Movies
February 18, 2012
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Cris Kennedy
July 4, 2010
With women calling the shots on this production, I'm sure we're supposed to think this is empowerment, but I'm not sure this is what feminism is really about.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Nick Schager
Lessons of Darkness
March 30, 2010
Has substantial bite.
Full Review | Original Score: B
Rossiter Drake
San Francisco Examiner
January 2, 2010
Diablo Cody and director Karyn Kusama seem less interested in cheap scares than in something more substantive: exploring the purgatorial existence of teens caught between being kids and adults.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Philip French
Observer (UK)
November 13, 2009
The film is not without merit and has more corpses and red corpuscles than the anaemic Twilight series of vampire flicks.
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Nigel Floyd
Time Out
November 6, 2009
By tapping in to the same vein of 'hormonal horror' as the excellent 'Ginger Snaps', this offers a witty, subversive look at the darker side of teen friendship.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 6, 2009
Jennifer's Body has more to say about the dynamics of teenaged female friendship, sexual power games and the trials of adolescence than many a more self-consciously worthy film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Peter Bradshaw
November 6, 2009
A genre high-school horror flick with a satirical edge.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rosamund Witcher
Heat Magazine
November 6, 2009
Funny, sexy, cool and destined to become a cult classic.
| Original Score: 4/5
Chris Prince
Sky Movies
November 6, 2009
Likely to strike a chord with the turbulent teens Cody captures so well, this vividly lurid tale has cult movie written all over it and may well enjoy a healthy afterlife if it stiffs at the cinema.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jane Crowther
Total Film
November 6, 2009
Not likely to wow die-hard gore fans or anyone looking for the originality and wit of Juno, but it won't break your heart like, well, Jar Jar Binks. It's just hot, bloody, dirty, disposable fun for a Saturday night.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Edwards
Daily Mirror (UK)
November 6, 2009
While George A Romero certainly won't be losing any sleep, failsafe ingredients - gore, guts and hotties making out with each other - make this a movie bound to appeal to teenagers everywhere.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Allan Hunter
Daily Express (UK)
November 6, 2009
[Diablo Cody's] salty dialogue is the saving grace of Jennifer's Body, a gleeful, old-fashioned mix of gore and giggles that feels awfully pleased with itself.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5

The Sun (UK)
November 6, 2009
Occasionally aimless direction is saved by a witty script from Diablo Cody.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Nick De Semlyen
Empire Magazine
November 6, 2009
Fox is fun as a demonic harpy, but sadly the meeting of Hollywood's two rock'n'roll queens is closer to safe studio product than slash-and-burn envelope-pusher.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matthew Turner
November 6, 2009
An enjoyable teen horror with terrific performances and a nice line in jet-black humour thanks to Diablo Cody's excellent script.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
November 5, 2009
A snappy script and a lively approach to the genre make this a gleefully grisly teen horror movie thoroughly entertaining
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Anton Bitel
Eye for Film
November 4, 2009
Occupying similar territory to Heathers (1988), Ginger Snaps (2000) and Teeth (2007), Karyn Kusama's film is sharp, witty and diabolically funny
Maitland McDonagh
Horror Hacker
November 3, 2009
It's more clever than funny ha-ha, and has a handful of seriously creepy moments ... the movie a smarty-pants horror buff cooks up while ticking off grade-Z slasher clichés.
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