Phantasm: Ravager Reviews

March 2, 2019
Ravager's narrative alters reality so much it's almost impossible to know what's real and what's a dream - true to form of the previous installments.
October 6, 2017
... the film lurches, camouflaging its insufficiency with less and less agile narrative turns. But it also maintains the spirit of the original... [Full review in Spanish]
December 21, 2016
Phantasm: Ravager is a triumphant conclusion to this franchise, and I had a great time seeing the entire original cast together onscreen one last time, as they all brought an infectious sense of enthusiasm to the table with their performances.
October 7, 2016
If Marcel Proust had written this movie, he'd call it In Search of Lost Time.
October 7, 2016
Phantasm: Ravager only works when it's a piece of straight-up fan service.
October 6, 2016
Retains all the offbeat humor and casual surrealism that has kept this franchise afloat for over three decades.
October 6, 2016
The main character, played by Bannister, is forever baffled as to what his actual reality is. His bafflement is shared by the viewer.
October 6, 2016
Phantasm: Ravager is heartfelt, but clumsily handled, and it's not going to bring in any new converts.
October 5, 2016
For all the OTT schlock spectacle and community-theater-quality performances, there's a tangible bond between the characters that gathers emotive momentum toward a surprisingly touching coda.
October 5, 2016
Phantasm: Ravager gets by on the power of nostalgia and franchise completion, but is a bit rough around the edges even when compared to other Phantasm films.
October 5, 2016
Phantasm: Ravager is not the place to start with the series (noobs beware), but it's a helluva way to end it.
October 4, 2016
I so wanted to say Phranchise Phred Approves Phantasm Phive, but I can't.
September 29, 2016
It's kinda-sorta like an Alain Resnais movie, only with zombie dwarfs. And four-barrel shotguns. And, of course, floating, blade-bedecked silver spheres.
September 26, 2016
Phantasm: Ravager will disappoint the uninitiated, but those who are loyal will find enough to love.