Pay the Ghost Reviews

September 26, 2015
If it's remembered for nothing else, and it almost certainly won't be, Uli Edel's "Pay the Ghost" can at least make a claim to being the first film to feature a haunted razor scooter in a horror setpiece.
September 25, 2015
A new low for Nicolas Cage. Just when you thought he couldn't get any more apathetic about a role, he pops up in this lazy, boring retread of "Insidious" that even his most diehard fans should ignore.
September 25, 2015
Fine, sure, "Pay the Ghost" if you have to. But do not pay good American money to see the movie of the same name.
September 25, 2015
Sludgy greens and smudged blacks assault the eyes, and crashing sound cues accompany every scare - dead giveaways of a director, Uli Edel, who trusts neither his audience nor his images.
September 24, 2015
Tidbits that would make the film interesting have been squandered. Instead, we get the standard-issue haunted-house fodder.
September 24, 2015
In "Pay the Ghost," Nicolas Cage investigates a supernatural abduction but has no solution for the maggot-eaten zombie that is his undead career.
September 22, 2015
The movie's B-movie flimsiness is pervasive, and paired with an overall lack of B-movie flair, though director Uli Edel makes some game yarn-spinning attempts.
September 22, 2015
The script doesn't know the difference between being something scary and pointing at something scary.