The Nun Reviews

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October 10, 2018
Once everyone gets to the abbey, the film simply gives up the ghost and cynically indulges every horror trick in the book.
September 23, 2018
By overly relying on jump scares, "The Nun" uses a mechanical approach toward instilling fear rather than a more profound understanding of terror.
September 7, 2018
Were it not for sudden blasts of Dolby fury, there would be nothing to provide shocks, let alone scares. What terrifies most is the complete and utter lack of plot.
September 7, 2018
Its script utilizes the kitchen-sink approach common to contemporary Hollywood blockbusters-and the film is worse off for it.
September 6, 2018
Do any of these various jump scares ever register? Not really. For that to happen, the movie would have to have built up tension and suspense, which I guess it figures it isn't required to do.
September 6, 2018
The dazzling effects can't mask a slow narrative. Also, creaky floors, jump scares - and just about every horror cliche we can think of - can only take the movie so far.
June 24, 2019
The strings are forever visible and no amount of stunning production design or visual effects can mask this truth.
June 18, 2019
The Nun is a sloppy cash-grab that further dilutes The Conjuring brand, a cinematic universe that is hilariously more profitable than the DC comic book umbrella.
June 5, 2019
Given the film's talent, and the inventive, subepidermal shocks of its forebears The Nun is a hollow affair.
May 18, 2019
The franchise worsens with each new episode, hitting an all-time low here.
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