Starts out well with some terrific action sequences, and Jerry Reed is spectacularly assured as the villain, but the plotting gets sloppy and the tone fatally veers from light-hearted to mean-spirited.
Posted Aug 8, 2010
Bruckner makes for a solid heroine, but unlike the frightening original the film emphasizes action over scares, and never really builds valid tension.
Posted Aug 5, 2010
While deliciously photographed in glorious widescreen, as a whole it's lumbering, imprecise, and simply not interesting enough.
Posted Aug 4, 2010
Oh, the lighting is rather deft; the screenplay and scare factor, though, pretty odious.
Posted Oct 14, 2006