- compiled by Jeffrey Overstreet Copyright Christianity Today International
- 2003 1 Jan
Critics feel that the best way to bring the nightmare to an end is to get up and leave the movie, or else never to buy a ticket in the first place.
David DiCerto (CNS) says the film is "frequently funny," but director Devito "subscribes to a problematic brand of pitch-black humor that tickles viewers' funny bones with a feather of murderous cruelty."
Steven Isaac (Plugged In) says, "Does your family really want to spend the evening giggling guiltily while watching a little old lady with a target painted on her back?"
Michael Medved (Crosswalk) calls it "a pointless ordeal." And Brett Willis (Christian Spotlight) concludes, "I don't really recommend it to anyone."