The Cabin in the Woods Reviews

  • The Cabin in the Woods
    • Genre : Thriller, Horror
    • Release Date :
    • MPAA Rating : R
    • Duration : 95 minute(s)
    • Production Budget : 30
    • Studio : Lionsgate Films
    • Official Site :
    • Reviews Rate
      Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.

    • Readers Rate
      4 of 5

Movie Reviews

  • this is a hugely entertaining, brilliantly crafted entertainment that's witty, ground-breaking and-most important of all-fun
    5 of 5 by Christopher Tookey [Daily Mail [UK] ]
  • there is a lot of blood-in fact it's hard to think of many scenes that don't have a lot of blood
    2.5 of 5 by Betsy Sharkey [Los Angeles Times ]
  • the movie balances nicely on the edge of meta-horror
    3 of 4 by Ty Burr [Boston Globe ]
  • the honest terror of real horror is never a threat
    Review rate : B- by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly ]
  • the filmmakers unmanage their climactic revelation with far more zest than finesse
    by Joe Morgenstern [Wall Street Journal ]
  • the film manages not only to present the genre with knowing winks and give it a few necessary nudges but also treats it with undeniable respect
    3 of 4 by Mark Dujsik [Sci-Fi Movie Page ]
  • the film is sometimes a little too cocky about deconstructing a genre that has long since had a chainsaw taken to it
    3 of 4 by Peter Howell [Toronto Star ]
  • the devilishly clever script tries a lot of things
    3 of 4 by James Berardinelli [ReelViews ]
  • takes special delight in the mechanics of its own artifice
    2 of 5 by A.O. Scott [New York Times ]
  • some dialogue will remind audiences of the sassy sarcasm tossed off in the face of monstrous creatures in Whedon's cult TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer
    3 of 4 by Claudia Puig [USA Today ]
  • really, these five are less characters than game pieces, both for the team in that mysterious control room and for the audience
    by Dana Stevens [Slate ]
  • it's all ghoulish good fun
    Review rate : B by Frank Swietek [One Guy's Opinion ]
  • full of surprises-so the less you know about it, the better
    4 of 5 by Scott A. Mantz [Access Hollywood ]
  • enjoyable, blackly comic horror with strong performances, a decent balance of gore and gags and a script that's both witty and inventive
    4 of 5 by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon ]
  • does present a fresh narrative twist on it, and it intriguingly forces the audience to wonder if they should be rooting for the slayed or the slayers
    3 of 4 by Peter Canavese [Groucho Reviews ]
  • all the major players fit the classic horror-movie archetypes
    4.5 of 5 by Bill Goodykoontz [Arizona Republic ]

Reader's Reviews

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