Haunt
Haunt (2014)

A family of five moves into a beautiful, sprawling dream home. One problem: it's cursed, having caused the deaths of the previous family to occupy it, leaving only one survivor (Jacki Weaver). The family's moody 18-year-old son and… More

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Rated: R
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Genre: Horror
Release Date: June 9, 2014
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Critic Score: 36% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Making a virtue of unoriginality, this clammy little ghost story, confidently directed by Mac Carter, conjures a whole heap of atmosphere from little more than clever camera angles and bedsheet apparitions.

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

There is virtually nothing in Mac Carter's horror flick that deviates from the standard haunted house plot (or, in this case, plod).

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Austin Trunick
Under the Radar

Given a better script -- or at least, one that was a little more self-aware -- Haunt could have been a solid scare.

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Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times

By the time the final act unleashes its revelations and peril, "Haunt" has felt more like an exercise in formal spookiness than a full-blooded story of lingering malevolence.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

I've had bigger scares from the windows at FAO Schwarz.

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Scott Weinberg
FEARnet

A respectably old-school chiller that feels sort of refreshing, even if it doesn't leave much of an impression.

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Jordan Hoffman
New York Daily News

There's lots of mixed film stock and screeches on the soundtrack (as in the credits for "Seven"), but this gets annoying, as do the predictable twists.

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Zachary Wigon
Village Voice

The frustration here comes from the filmmakers' inability to present characters with dimension, so that we might come to identify with them and their fears.

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

a nice little slumber party thriller to watch with the lights off

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