The ABCs of Death Reviews

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January 12, 2014
This is an experimental horror film with 26 directors around the world each making a short film about death. Given the format, it is no surprise there are few hits and a lot of misses.
December 15, 2013
Far too many bad chapters to be an effective whole.
December 4, 2013
A bomb.
June 21, 2013
In truth, this movie is more like a parade of overtly shocking and disturbing images, done almost as a one-upsmanship contest rather than any actual need to say anything.
June 9, 2013
It's a successful experiment, but like all experiments in their infancy, it needs to be repeated and tweaked before it becomes a standard.
June 7, 2013
If we can make any overall assessment of this demented Rorschach test, it's this: had this been a real medical study, it would demand the institutionalisation of all participants.
May 8, 2013
...two hours of brutality, excrement and viscera. Yes, some segments disturb and repel, and many try for dark humor, but the squirms they induce are far from pleasurable.
May 2, 2013
Anthology movies are always hit and miss, but the average here seems a bit low.
April 28, 2013
Collectively they become rather tedious, not so much a satisfying meal as a platter (or splatter) of gores d'oeuvres.
April 26, 2013
With 26 short segments, it's expected that this horror anthology will be hit and miss. But the experiment is an intriguing one, as the producers gave 26 filmmakers a letter of the alphabet and complete artistic freedom.
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