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Tamara Reviews

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Michael Szymanski
Sci-Fi Weekly
August 23, 2006
You know things aren't going well when it gets tedious watching a teen girl strut around in short shorts and a loose top and you're waiting for her to use the ax and get it over with
Full Review | Original Score: D-
Nick Schager
Slant Magazine
January 7, 2006
Tamara fails to approximate the lascivious sadism or the campy hysteria of its forefathers.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Kyle Smith
New York Post
February 3, 2006
After a sly middle, the third act is just slasher-flick clichés; worse, it largely keeps Tamara offscreen. Villainy shouldn't be outsourced.
| Original Score: 2.5/4
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Film Threat
February 14, 2006
Tamara thinks it's a supernatural tale, but really it's just another Fatal Attraction retread with a supernatural twist, and a climax that just screams: sequel. Don't hold your breath.
| Original Score: 2/5
Brent Simon
Now Playing Magazine
February 19, 2006
Those looking for a update on Carrie could do worse than this.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Pablo Villaça
Cinema em Cena
March 4, 2006
Este aspirante a Carrie, a Estranha segue todas as convenções do gênero a ponto de se tornar previsível já aos 5 minutos de projeção, e o elenco de canastrões só piora a experiência.
| Original Score: 2/5
Chris Cabin
Filmcritic.com
February 2, 2006
has the stench of money over integrity.
| Original Score: 1/5
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Nathan Lee
New York Times
February 2, 2006
A low-budget horror film with even lower ambitions, Tamara is a movie of few innovations but one genuine, if unintentional, surprise.
| Original Score: 2/5
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Jessica Reaves
Chicago Tribune
February 17, 2006
There are few words to describe the awfulness of this movie, but let's give it the old college try: dismal, depressing, embarrassing and utterly lacking in any artistic or social worth.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
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Lisa Rose
Newark Star-Ledger
February 3, 2006
This indie death-feast, directed by Jeremy Haft and penned by Jeffrey Reddick (co-writer of Final Destination), was initially slated to debut on video. Watching it, you'll wonder why the distributor changed its plans.
| Original Score: 2/4
Eugene Novikov
Film Blather
February 16, 2006
Surely independent horror has more to offer than this.
Full Review | Original Score: D-
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Mark Olsen
L.A. Weekly
February 16, 2006
An entry into the cycle of avenging teen-girl pictures, in which the filmmakers try gamely to put a unique spin on familiar material, but eventually fall back on by-the-numbers tropes.
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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
February 3, 2006
A mediocre little thriller that might have promised cheap fun on Blockbuster's direct-to-DVD shelf is instead destined to die a quick death on the big screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
February 3, 2006
Repetitive and uninspired, it panders to the lowest expectations of horror buffs and squanders the efforts of a competent cast.
| Original Score: 2/4
Christine James
Boxoffice Magazine
February 17, 2006
By now, we all know what you did last summer and have had our ticket punched at our final destination. And nerdy girls have been turning hot and wreaking revenge on their nemeses at least since ZZ Top's heyday.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Frank Swietek
One Guy's Opinion
April 21, 2006
A really dumb, derivative rip-off, slovenly constructed and played with the sort of ludicrous earnestness that just misses being bad enough to qualify as high camp.
Full Review | Original Score: D-

E! Online
February 3, 2006
Tamara is one high school horror that should have been held back.
Full Review | Original Score: F
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Dallas Morning News
February 18, 2006
Full Review | Original Score: D+

Reel.com
February 25, 2006
| Original Score: 2/4
February 11, 2006
Carrie Meets River's Edge.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.3/10
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Derek Elley
Variety
September 24, 2011

Baltimore Sun
February 18, 2006
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