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The Relic Reviews

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Steve Newton
Georgia Straight
July 6, 2010
No doubt the bill for Energizers alone took up a big chunk of this gory clunker's $48-million budget.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
April 16, 2010
The story comes from a million other movies (mainly Jaws and Alien), and it's completely and totally predictable.
Scott Weinberg
FEARnet
April 6, 2010
A slick, witty, and unexpectedly effective little genre throwback.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Top Critic
Emanuel Levy
Variety
December 23, 2006
Though based on an original and respected novel, Hyams' horror thriller comes across as a pastiche of the genre's conventions as evident in major pictures of the past two decades, such as Jaws and the first two Alien films.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
October 8, 2005
A terrific monster movie with an edge. A bloody good time.
| Original Score: 4/5
Rob Thomas
Capital Times (Madison, WI)
January 9, 2004
Gory as heck, but still well-crafted monster movie fun.
| Original Score: 3/5
Alex Sandell
Juicy Cerebellum
November 5, 2003
Monster runs through museum. Audience gets bored.
| Original Score: 2/5
Top Critic
Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
January 1, 2000
Gore seekers need only to know the body count is high and the scares are cheap as director Peter Hyams shares his beast's repellent disregard for human life.
| Original Score: 2/4
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 1, 2000
Miller turns every scene that requires the slightest display of emotion into an overblown Oscar clip, complete with piercing wails and glycerine tears.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/4
Jeffrey Westhoff
Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
April 4, 2006
| Original Score: 3/5
Todd Jorgenson
Denton Record-Chronicle
February 17, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
November 5, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Russell Smith
Austin Chronicle
July 25, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Enrique Buchichio
Uruguay Total
February 12, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page
February 9, 2004
| Original Score: 2/5
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 13, 2004
Full Review| Original Score: 5/10
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire
September 23, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
August 3, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing
May 2, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
Robert Roten
Laramie Movie Scope
March 16, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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