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Phenomena (Creepers) Reviews

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TV Guide
February 2, 2014
Though Argento's plot is often confused and grotesque, he has a remarkably energetic visual style (mobile camera, slow-motion, careful lighting, creative editing) that is never boring.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Anton Bitel
Little White Lies
March 7, 2011
so over-egged is the story with police procedural, insect science and paranormal events that squaring the circle of all these clashing frames becomes a disorienting thrill with heady pleasures of its own.
Lucius Gore
ESplatter
June 19, 2008
Worth catching if you're a hardcore Argento fan. Otherwise, pass.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Felix Gonzalez Jr.
DVD Review
May 28, 2008
... Phenomena works best when viewed as a contemporary fairy tale.
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
May 26, 2006
Excellent horror flick.
Top Critic

Time Out
February 9, 2006
Between shots of stunning mountain scenery there are paranormal breezes, unfeasibly bright night-lighting and buckets and buckets of maggots.
Staci Layne Wilson
Horror.com
September 2, 2005
If the Devil is the Lord of the Flies, what does that make Jennifer Connelly as a disturbed teenager who can telepathically communicate with the buzzing buggers?
Top Critic
Jon Pareles
New York Times
August 30, 2004
The best acting is by an expressive, resourceful chimpanzee - definitely the year's Best Supporting Primate.
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
December 11, 2002
Don't expect logic -- and don't expect anything remotely approaching reality -- and you'll be OK.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine
December 4, 2001
Phenomena (a.k.a. Creepers) provides what is alternately Argento's most batty and spiritual landscape.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
July 31, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Spence D.
IGN Movies
January 24, 2004
| Original Score: 3/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
July 14, 2003
| Original Score: 2/5
Rumsey Taylor
Not Coming to a Theater Near You
May 18, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Christopher Null
Filmcritic.com
March 23, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Jennie Kermode
Eye for Film
August 2, 1985
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
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