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Sarah Landon and the Paranormal Hour Reviews

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Mack Rawden
CinemaBlend.com
September 5, 2014
Clocking in at just over eighty minutes, Sarah Landon is a filmmaker's clinic in consistency: how to be consistently awful.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Annlee Ellingson
Boxoffice Magazine
April 3, 2008
Middle school-level dialogue and acting -- like a young-adult novel written by junior high kids rather than for them -- don't help.
Brian Orndorf
eFilmCritic.com
October 19, 2007
Either flush with cash or in possession of incriminating photographs of a Freestyle Releasing executive, somehow this family pushed their tween mystery into a theatrical release this weekend, despite making a picture almost completely devoid of polish.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
Jim Lane
Sacramento News & Review
October 26, 2007
...awkward in a high-school-drama-club way...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
S. Jhoanna Robledo
Common Sense Media
October 22, 2007
Clumsy, tween-focused thriller wastes potential.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed
September 4, 2010
Landon won't be a household name any time soon...
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Andy Webster
New York Times
October 20, 2007
The film is sunk by a pervasive stasis, the byproduct not of mood but of the filmmakers' amateurish abilities. If there's one thing Nick and Disney know, it's that youthful entertainment needs to keep moving.
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe
October 20, 2007
The ear-numbing dialogue explains (and explains) rather than dramatizes, though, and the performances are earnest and flat
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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John Anderson
Variety
October 22, 2007
Beset by bad lighting, limited visual imagination and acting so wooden it might have termites.
Linda Cook
Quad City Times (Davenport, IA)
November 1, 2007
Someone must have greenlit this one without realizing it doesn't have a ghost of a chance.
Full Review| Original Score: .5/4
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Jim Ridley
L.A. Weekly
October 20, 2007
Do-nothing Sarah may be the dullest, most featureless and inactive protagonist in recent movies -- great news for those Scooby-Doo die-hards who never got enough Freddy.
October 20, 2007
The filmmaking is borderline incompetent -- the acting varies from okay to awful, the cinematography is unpleasantly soft and the tone is badly misjudged.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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