Office Killer
Office Killer (1997)

Photographer Cindy Sherman, who often uses motifs from exploitation films in her work, pays witty tribute to slasher films in this satiric horror-comedy. Dorine Douglas (Carol Kane) has spent 16 years at the bottom of the totem pole as a… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: June 4, 2002
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Critic Score: 12% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Manohla Dargis
L.A. Weekly

Some of this is insulting, all of it is tedious.

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Greg Muskewitz

Trashy, stupid, schlock-y, and completely dull.

Ed Kelleher
Film Journal International

Despite running only 81 minutes, Sherman's debut feels distended, perhaps because it flutters around from black comedy to Grand Guignol to character study, rarely touching down on any of the above.

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Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle

It can't decide what it wants to be -- slasher fest, social satire or revenge comedy -- and ends up being an awkward goulash.

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Scott Weinberg

The film opens with some intriguing and old-fashioned credits set to an ominous score. That's the high point.

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Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus

As lifeless as the corpses that pile up in mousy Carol Kane's basement.

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Stephen Holden
New York Times

It doesn't offer a single moment of visceral or emotional electricity.

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Dale Winogura
Boxoffice Magazine

No terror or suspense occupies this tired, gloomy vacuum, not to mention wit or humor.

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Christopher Null

Extra points for liberal use of chicken innards as wholesale gore. Minus points for not being funny enough.

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Flixster Audience Score: 52% Flixster User Reviews
Christopher Brown
Office Killer, Qu'est-ce que c'est? Actually a better question would be why did you have to suck so hard and make me forever regret leaving an Abel… More