Prince of Darkness Reviews

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November 26, 2018
All in all, Prince of Darkness isn't in the top echelon of Carpenter films, but it's still a taut, terrifying affair anchored by a tour de force performance from Donald Pleasence.
November 22, 2018
Expect the unexpected from Prince of Darkness.
October 25, 2018
Close to a decade's experience in horror pays off, with Carpenter working the audience with jump-scares and revolting demises like an old pro.
October 5, 2018
John Carpenter seems to be hovering between cold-eyed mechanical fear-making and horror camp.
October 5, 2018
It all feels so small and inconsequential; words that definitely should not apply to a film seemingly about the End of the World.
October 5, 2018
It's deeply strange, awash in good ideas and filled with scene chewing performances from the likes of Donald Pleasence that still today seem more iconic than silly.
October 5, 2018
''Prince of Darkness'' is a real tour de force, and a welcome return.
October 5, 2018
It may not be a perfect film, and that cliffhanger ending is an obvious tease. But it's highly effective nightmare fodder, with a bonus side of skin-crawling repulsion.
January 8, 2014
Carpenter cria uma atmosfera de tenso palpvel, merecendo crditos tambm pela ambio de tentar combinar o puro terror com um elemento curioso de fico cientfica.
September 26, 2013
Met on its own bonkers terms, Prince Of Darkness proves satisfying.
September 23, 2013
Still holds up as a creepy and atmospheric gem...
August 28, 2013
[Blu-ray Review] An elegantly photographed, legitimately frightening tale that does not shirk away from its controversial concepts. The high-def release of "Prince of Darkness" receives my full, unequivocal recommendation.
March 15, 2010
Carpenter's vision of collective spiritual unrest
March 26, 2009
Carpenter spends so much time turning the screws on the next scare that he completely forsakes his actors, who are already stranded with a shoddy script.
October 5, 2008
Crossing the boundary at the outer reaches of the physical world where science meets superstition and reason collides with the irrational, it tells a tale as miraculous as the Bible and as dry as any technical text.
August 18, 2008
Sometimes this doesn't make much sense, but it's pure Carpenter, a low-budget attempt that he controlled from conception to completion.
February 18, 2007
June 24, 2006
The claustrophobic terror generated by fluid camerawork and striking angles is reinforced by a narrative which builds slowly but surely towards a heart-racing climax.
August 2, 2005
June 29, 2005
Reasonably chilling.
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