The ABCs of Death Reviews

April 24, 2013
Gives a sense of horror movie making learned by rote - at a boy's school where girls have been admitted under sufferance.
March 8, 2013
Most are exercises in sickening bad taste, with an emphasis on human bodily functions.
March 7, 2013
At its best when merging shocks with social commentary, this halting compilation improves significantly as it nears the end of the alphabet.
March 7, 2013
An enormously impressive and massively indulgent cornucopia of 26 short films from all over the world.
March 7, 2013
It's a feast for fans of the genre and a guaranteed ordeal for everyone else.
March 7, 2013
There are just too many stories to fit into two hours - and even with fewer weak links, The ABCs of Death might have fallen short all the same.
March 7, 2013
Some shorts are four-star material, others incomprehensible and disgusting. The sum total is a cinematic abecedary that barely gets a passing grade.
March 7, 2013
Most are rushed exercises in telegraphic storytelling, struggling to make a point, or at least find a punchline, in a bare few minutes.
March 5, 2013
Mainly ... these chapters dull with tiresome bloodletting and winks to a nonexistent sense of irony ...
February 19, 2013
What's unexpected is how thoroughly The ABCs of Death's ample duds overshadow its treasures, and how uninspired it feels as a whole.