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Mindhunters Reviews

May 21, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 21, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: D+
May 21, 2005
Read More | Original Score: D+
May 16, 2005
It was supposed to open in the spring of 2003, but they kept pushing back the release date. They should have kept pushing.
May 13, 2005
Evidently, these young FBI geniuses were just on a collective undercover assignment to infiltrate the Melrose Avenue club scene, because their disguise consists of half-grown (or half-ungrown) beards, shaggy hair, [and] insouciant wisecracking attitudes.
May 13, 2005
As effective as a movie can be and yet still be 100 percent forgettable.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 13, 2005
It didn't take much mental power to come up with the plot.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 13, 2005
The illogic of the situation is so extreme that the final confrontation plays like an afterthought.
May 13, 2005
[Miller's accent] isn't Sir Michael Caine in Hurry Sundown bad -- still the worst Southern accent ever attempted by a future Oscar winner and knight. But it's awful enough to call attention to itself in the middle of a movie smothered in awfulness.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
May 13, 2005
In a way, the movie title refers not only to the characters, but also the audience. Enduring this harrowingly derivative tale, viewers will wonder where the filmmakers' minds were.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
May 13, 2005
You'd think these agents' training would kick in, that they'd analyze the situation, deduce who is behind the killings and put a plan in place to stop it. You'd be wrong. They panic like ants after their hill has been stepped on.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
May 13, 2005
There is something inherently mindless and preposterously silly about the whole exercise.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
May 13, 2005
No one with any kind of mind should waste it on this film.
Read More | Original Score: D
May 13, 2005
On the way to its finale, there's plenty of mayhem to keep you guessing.
Read More | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 13, 2005
The movie can't even have campy fun with the foolishness in Wayne Kramer and Kevin Brodbin's script.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
May 13, 2005
The cinematic equivalent of a corpse left out to rot.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
May 13, 2005
Mindhunters has the dumbest whodunit thriller plot and the least plausible moves of any film I can think of.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 13, 2005
The murderer may not be obvious because the script breaks every law of probability, and 'ridiculous' is too mild a word to apply to the deaths.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
May 12, 2005
Mindhunters is a quintessential Renny Harlin film: a big, dumb, loud action movie.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 12, 2005
Corny? Oh, yeah. But it's also reasonably good fun.
May 12, 2005
A thudding dud, crammed with clunky dialogue, bad acting and gruesome but unpersuasive gore. Mindhunters will pass muster with only the most undemanding horror fans.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
May 12, 2005
A contrived, unpleasant and very drawn-out affair.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
May 12, 2005
The mystery, when it is solved, is both arbitrary and explained at great length. The killer gives a speech justifying his actions, which is scant comfort for those already dead.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 12, 2005
Primarily, the film is an exercise in stupidity. You don't have to be an Einstein for it to insult your intelligence.
Read More | Original Score: 1/5
May 12, 2005
The movie's title, I guess, alludes to the student profilers' ability to put themselves in the mind-set of a murderer. In this witless exercise, however, Mindhunters more accurately suggests that all parties concerned have lost theirs.
Read More | Original Score: 1/4
May 12, 2005
Profilers are supposed to outsmart their foes. But the only brains in evidence are the ones oozing out of head wounds.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
May 12, 2005
A tiring exercise in time-biding sadism (versus wit or suspense), inflated with shock editing, noisy effects and an angry score, like a thriller with road rage.
May 12, 2005
Manages to be expertly ghoulish and exceptionally dumb at the same time. Even your goosebumps will feel a bit stupid before the end.
Read More | Original Score: 2/4
May 12, 2005
Mark my words: Mindhunters will do for psycho-thrillers what Showgirls did for stripper movies.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/4
May 12, 2005
It's not hard to see why this movie lingered on Dimension's shelves for long.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
May 11, 2005
The revelations bring no more satisfaction than consulting an answer key.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
May 10, 2005
In an era of wall-to-wall CSI, Mindhunters' ghoulish forensic hubbub not only feels tiring but hopelessly redundant.
May 9, 2005
The picture is not without its occasional cheap thrills, which should prove to be more cost-effective in the form of a video store rental.