The Innkeepers Reviews

June 6, 2012
Hardcore horror heads may scorn its snail pace and shaggy-dog sweetness, but for discerning viewers, 'The Innkeepers' is a slow-burning charmer.
February 10, 2012
We can't dissociate ourselves from the evil because, as in much of the best horror, what's scaring us isn't external; it's everything we fear seeing when we look in the mirror.
February 9, 2012
Fans of the horror genre can expect to get all nostalgic about the 1970s feel to the action, which most certainly includes people going down the basement, all alone, in the dark, and that sort of thing.
February 6, 2012
West freshens up the horror genre with a distinctive, careful camera style and an ability to write with empathy and humor.
February 3, 2012
The Innkeepers makes such youthful passivity seem nearly as treacherous as opening the cellar door.
February 3, 2012
This film has some of the usual scary cues and tense moments, but the setting, the old Yankee Pedlar inn, emerges as a more interesting character than any of the people.
February 3, 2012
The place offers West plenty of odd, creaky spaces to inspect as the innkeepers' project of capturing ghostly events on video (a joking reference to the Paranormal Activity franchise) begins to bear fruit.
February 3, 2012
A nice change-up. Not much gore, but some good scares.
February 3, 2012
"The Innkeepers" may have some of the retro charm of a boardwalk spookshow. But the ride is too long - and too few of the attractions seem to be up and running.
February 3, 2012
It's just too bad, innit, that The Innkeepers isn't much of a keeper.