The Omen Reviews

June 28, 2019
A very loose and totally unnecessary film, that I hope will not make the new movie generations forget the original movie. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 5, 2019
In the world of the Antichrist, the original Omen reigns supreme.
January 15, 2019
The film doesn't leave you with bad dreams. It just makes you wonder: what's the point watching this remake when DVDs of the original are at hand?
February 3, 2018
It's a highly entertaining comedy, and the best thing about it is - you don't have to watch any football.
January 5, 2018
No gore, no death-defying screams and not too many scares either.
August 30, 2009
Clunky retooling
April 29, 2009
Certainly, it's not the worst remake of all time, but it really is one of the more ridiculous, unnecessary, and gimmicky of them.
April 23, 2009
While not a shot-for-shot copy of Richard Donner's far superior 1976 original "Omen," David Seltzer --the screenwriter of both films%u2014barely updates his original script for this gratuitous remake.
August 7, 2008
July 4, 2008
... it's as if someone took a corpse, embalmed it to preserve the external appearance, slapped on a layer of fresh makeup, and then stuffed it full of animatronics to make it move and speak.
April 19, 2008
If you thought Van Sant's "Psycho" reshoot was weird, check this out. It's a community theater version of that old classic "The Omen", filled with all your favorite scenes.
December 7, 2007
July 14, 2007
June 15, 2007
will no doubt divide viewers into those who agree that it is high time that the original received so slick a makeover, and those who wonder whether there is much real point to a retooling of such devilish fidelity to its source.
March 1, 2007
John Moore's The Omen is not as frightening as Richard Donner's 1976 version--Moore resorts to scare tactics rather than impending horror.
December 13, 2006
...the second half of the film, devoid of the cheap thrills and subliminal images that fill the first half, moves along smoothly...
November 13, 2006
Confirm[s] its pointlessness at every available turn.
October 21, 2006
October 3, 2006
full review in Greek
September 27, 2006
The times may not be as apocalyptic as they once were, but this is still an Omen for the age of irony.