Prince of Darkness Reviews

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
''Prince of Darkness'' is a real tour de force, and a welcome return.
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.
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.
May 20, 2003
None of the performances are super, though Alice Cooper, the one-time rock star, makes an arresting cameo appearance as a mean-spirited zombie who stands outside the church, intimidating anyone who looks through the window.
January 1, 2000
Prince of Darkness contains the ingredients for a much better movie.
January 1, 2000
"The Prince of Darkness' stinks." It too deserves to be shut up in a canister for 7 million years.