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Wishmaster Reviews

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February 21, 2008
Very kick ass
| Original Score: 3.5/4
Scott Weinberg
April 17, 2005
A bunch of elaborate gore bits surrounded by a whole lot of stupidity.
| Original Score: 2/5
Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (cleveland.com)
July 6, 2003
Gimmicky but smart horror film.
| Original Score: 4/5
John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis
May 7, 2001
...two times zero doesn't add up to much.
| Original Score: 4/10
Top Critic
James Berardinelli
January 1, 2000
My best advice to anyone reading this review -- even someone who considers himself or herself a fan of horror movies -- is to stay away.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
Dale Winogura
Boxoffice Magazine
January 1, 2000
A lukewarm stew of supernatural horror, mythical fantasy and gratuitous gore.
Top Critic
Desson Thomson
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
Includes an all-star horror cast.

E! Online
January 1, 2000
What ensues is a pageant of special effect set-pieces where innocents are flayed, morphed and disfigured beyond belief and in extreme close-up.
Chris Hewitt (UK)
Empire Magazine
January 1, 2000
watching with friends, especially the sort you open with a ring-pull, as it's more likely to raise shrieks of laughter than horror.
Madeleine Williams
January 1, 2000
There's not a single interesting character in the whole film.
Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/4
Rob Gonsalves
January 1, 2000
If you put Wes Craven's name on a dog turd, that doesn't make it a croissant.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Sends viewers screaming into the lobby demanding refunds.
Full Review | Original Score: 0/5
Chris Hicks
Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
Gruesome, nasty and mean-spirited, with emphasis on gory, gooey special effects.
Top Critic
Jeff Millar
Houston Chronicle
January 1, 2000
It will be of interest to none but goreheads, who are likely to find the gore rather cheesy.
Top Critic
Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
An extravaganza of bad special effects and worse acting
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
James Sanford
Kalamazoo Gazette
January 1, 2000
Makeup artist-turned-director Robert Kurtzman splashes around as much blood as possible to cover up the fact that 'Wishmaster's' script is about as consistently terrifying as 'Pocahontas.'
Top Critic
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D-
Michael Dequina
January 12, 2007
| Original Score: 0/5
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
November 12, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Emanuel Levy
August 11, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
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