Don't Go in the Woods
Don't Go in the Woods (2012)

Don't Go in the Woods is sound advice, especially when there's a killer on the loose. First-time director Vincent D'Onofrio explores love, greed and ruthlessness in this twisted musical/horror hybrid, telling the story of a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: January 13, 2012
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Critic Score: 13% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

An undercooked, "Glee"-like hybrid of grating indie pop songs and forest slasher flick.

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Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice

Dwarfed by the baroque camp of Brian De Palma's horror musical Phantom of the Paradise, Don't Go in the Woods is cozily resigned to its novelty niche but an affront to fans of the genres it bowdlerizes.

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Michelle Orange
Movieline

Outside of the proxy satisfaction it will give those who are dying to see the grim reaper let loose on the set of a very special episode of Glee, the pleasures of Don't Go in the Woods can't quite compensate for its straggly bits.

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David DeWitt
New York Times

"Don't Go in the Woods" would be ideal for a 3 a.m. slot on MTV. A couple of decades ago.

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Mike Scott
Times-Picayune

It's a sloppy and rushed affair, built around shrug-worthy visuals, a recycled and clichéd plot, and forgettable performances.

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Dustin Putman
TheFilmFile.com

Horror and musical lovers unite, have I got a movie for you!

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Noel Murray
AV Club

Offers one good twist on the killer-vs.-campers concept, but otherwise is about as basic as it gets.

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Nick Schager
Slant Magazine

Tethers together numerous indie-rock musical numbers with a backwoods-horror-film framework that's the definition of an afterthought.

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