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Something Wicked This Way Comes Reviews

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November 14, 2013
Even amidst readily apparent imperfections, "Wicked" still holds a melancholy grip. That's because its supernatural elements are really but a grace note to the symphony of its everyday drama, whose elegant, elegiac qualities have diminished little.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
May 14, 2013
Along with The Watcher in the Woods, it may be Disney's only honest-to-God effort to tell us a horror story.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 10, 2009
The plot concerns a mysterious carnival outside a small town in the early 1900s that grants the wishes of the town's citizens, with dark consequences.
August 4, 2008
WICKED needs to be viewed as a different kind of film
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August 3, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 3/5
October 23, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 30, 2004
| Original Score: 4/5
August 30, 2004
A lively, entertaining tale combining boyishness and grown-up horror in equal measure.
Read More | Original Score: 3.5/5
November 3, 2003
Bradbury's tale connects fear and dread to concupiscent desire and disordered regret — fantasies of wealth or women, preoccupation with lost beauty or physical ability.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
July 31, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
April 7, 2003
Two or three chilling scenes make up for the periodic patches of dead air.
| Original Score: 3/5
November 5, 2002
Moments of genuine creepiness
| Original Score: 4/5
August 30, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
July 27, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
July 26, 2002
Elicits a brand of fright that can only be experienced in childhood nightmares. It's the ultimate adult rendition of a child's worst fears.
| Original Score: 4/5
February 23, 2016
Book-based '80s movie about an evil carnival is scary.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 10, 2009
The property was snapped up by Disney, which promptly sucked the life out of it, turning it into a scrubbed and innocuous coming-of-age tale. Too bad.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
March 10, 2009
Possibilities for a dark, child's view fantasy set in rural America of yore are visible throughout the $20 million production but various elements have not entirely congealed into a unified achievement.
February 21, 2008
| Original Score: 2/5
August 26, 2006
Try as I might to get into this movie, based on the classic Ray Bradbury tale, I've found myself blocked by its off-putting ways.
| Original Score: 3/5
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