It's a Wonderful Knife

critic Reviews

, 53% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • It's a Wonderful Knife takes an enthusiastic stab at holiday-themed horror-comedy, even if it doesn't cut quite as deep as it should.
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    Ben TravisEmpire Magazine
    Sometimes cheap but largely cheerful, this is a fun stocking-filler for horror fans — with plenty of heart to pump all that blood.
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    Kayla Kumari UpadhyayaAutostraddle
    But despite a few fun kills, a promising premise, and a few performances that really hit the right tone of the film, it doesn’t live up to those ambitions, a redundant and contrived script holding it back from true slasher glory.
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    Christy LemireBreakfast All Day
    It sort of lurches from moment to moment as far as being dreary and being inspired.
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    Alonso DuraldeBreakfast All Day
    I think it is solidly entertaining.
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    Alison ForemanindieWire
    It’s a Wonderful Knife is just the latest in a string of horror comedies making the same genre jokes Wes Craven did better in the ‘90s.
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    J. Kim MurphyVariety
    Long steals the show once again. His have-at-it fun and eerie eyes provide a manic glee that the rest of director Tyler MacIntyre’s oddly tempered slasher riff on Frank Capra’s Christmas classic could stand to match.
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    Nicholas BellFish Jelly Films (YouTube)
    Dull, derivative and woefully uninspired, this horror comedy is far from being the sharpest knife in the drawer, often feeling like holidazzle queerspolitation with its one dimensional characters and lazy plotting.
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    Dolores QuintanaNightmarish Conjurings
    IT’S A WONDERFUL KNIFE is a slasher with a heart of gold.
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    Carla RenataThe Curvy Film Critic
    Although it doesn't take itself too seriously, "It's a Wonderful Knife"  is a quick entertaining watch to pass the time
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    Ian BuntingDaily Record (UK)
    It’s a Wonderful Knife has a lot to like about it, and takes a good stab at gory guffaws, however don’t go in expecting a festive horror classic ala the original Black Christmas.
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