Idle Hands
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The devil will find work for idle hands to do, so what happens when he goes on the prowl for a partner in crime and ends up with an utterly clueless 17-year-old slacker? The result is a lot more moronics than demonics in the wry comedy-horror IDLE HANDS. Anton Tobias wakes up Halloween morning to discover-after watching some TV and perusing the contents of the fridge, oblivious to the pool of blood on the floor-that his parents have been turned into a couple of headless Halloween decorations. After hanging out with his equally irresponsible friends, Mick and Pnub, Anton discovers that his… More

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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 16%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Maybe 90 seconds of viable and sustained humor at the end."
‑ Jeff Millar, Houston Chronicle
"Excruciatingly unfunny!"
‑ Susan Stark, Detroit News
"Anyone with the mental capacity to make it to high school will be embarrassed by the ineptness on display here."
‑ Steve Newton, Georgia Straight
"Ganha pontos pelo perverso senso de humor, mas acaba soando demais como uma cópia de "Evil Dead 2" para merecer uma recomendação."
‑ Pablo Villaca, Cinema em Cena
"Stupid, silly fun with a decent amount of gore and heavy dose of teen humor"
‑ Andreas Samuelson, Slasherpool
"Its mixture of slapstick humour and gore -- produced by the flying fingers -- gives new meaning to the phrase digital effects."
‑ Liam Lacey, Globe and Mail
"Dumb, blood-soaked, undeniably kinetic teen Guignol bash!"
‑ Owen Gleiberman, Entertainment Weekly
"Offers some great splatter along with hilarious dialogue that will keep Sam Raimi buffs anxious for more."
‑ Felix Vasquez Jr., Cinema Crazed
"Were you expecting a teen remake of The Hands of Orlac? Don't hold your breath."
‑ Ron Wells, Film Threat
"All of these people can make better movies than this, and most of them have."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"Even pretensions toward the humorous and hip cannot save this blood-drenched film from its innate tastelessness!"
‑ Lawrence Van Gelder, New York Times
"A disastrous attempt to mix comedy and horror!"
‑ Jonathan Foreman, New York Post
"Too precariously straddles the line between fun and cheese, often going a bit too far over the top."
‑ Michael Dequina,
"It jumps from one path to the next without any sense of continuity."
‑ Robin Clifford, Reeling Reviews
"Is it a spoof, or is it just stupid ... or is it a stupid spoof?"
‑ Jim Shelby, Palo Alto Weekly
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