“... Six Years And Now, Finally, With This Review, 201 Critiques...”
Lisa Schwarzbaum - Entertainment Weekly
- Entertainment Weekly
Janet Maslin - New York Times
J. Hoberman - Village Voice
Peter Rainer - New York Magazine
Roger Ebert - Chicago Sun-Times
Susan Stark - Detroit News
- Globe and Mail
Andrew O'Hehir - Salon.com
James Berardinelli - ReelViews
Peter Travers - Rolling Stone
Kevin Thomas - Los Angeles Times
- Sight and Sound
Director Antonia Bird and screenwriter Ted Griffin stir up an extremely unsavory concoction about cannibalism here.
Betty Jo Tucker - ReelTalk Movie Reviews
Jim Lane - Sacramento News & Review
Geoff Andrew - Time Out
The plot begins brazenly, but the story becomes more conventional (though no less bloody) as it goes along.
Jeffrey Westhoff - Northwest Herald (Crystal Lake, IL)
Robin Clifford - Reeling Reviews
Dragan Antulov - rec.arts.movies.reviews
A terrifically well-made gory horror movie with splashes of humor.
Jeffrey M. Anderson - Combustible Celluloid
Jim Shelby - Palo Alto Weekly
...one of those rare, genuinely subversive (of Hollywood values) films, like Beyond the Valley of the Dolls or Eating Raoul
Philip Martin - Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Margaret A. McGurk - Cincinnati Enquirer
Tim Cogshell - Boxoffice Magazine
Philip Kemp - Sight and Sound
The one movie of 1999 that looks and feels like nothing you've seen before.
Chuck Rudolph - Matinee Magazine
Almar Haflidason - BBC
If you take it with a truckload of salt you may just find something of merit.
Andrew Howe - eFilmCritic.com
James Kendrick - Q Network Film Desk
Louis B. Hobson - Jam! Movies
Edward Guthmann - San Francisco Chronicle
MaryAnn Johanson - Flick Filosopher
Rob Blackwelder - SPLICEDWire
Accomplishes the seemingly impossible task of being overstuffed and undercooked at the same time.
Michael Dequina - TheMovieReport.com
Scott Renshaw - rec.arts.movies.reviews
Christopher Null - Filmcritic.com
Edward Johnson-Ott - NUVO Newsweekly
It's too arty for the genre gang, and too grim for the art crowd, and its tone wavers uncertainly between quirky comedy and blunt violence.
Kevin Lally - Film Journal International
Gemma Files - eye WEEKLY
Marc Savlov - Austin Chronicle
Paul Tatara - CNN.com
It'll be on cable soon enough--wait for it and you'll thank me.
Widgett Walls - Needcoffee.com
- E! Online
Joe Baltake - Sacramento Bee
Erik Childress - eFilmCritic.com
Madeleine Williams - Cinematter
Steve Rhodes - Internet Reviews
- Deseret News, Salt Lake City
Without a doubt the best -- and possibly only -- period cannibal horror comedy ever made!
David N. Butterworth - rec.arts.movies.reviews
Elspeth Haughton - Apollo Guide
Urban Cinefile Critics - Urban Cinefile
David Keyes - Cinemaphile.org
- Irish Times
Jon Popick - Planet Sick-Boy
Ian Waldron-Mantgani - UK Critic
I found myself often shrinking down in my seat, afraid to see what was going to happen next, but not daring to take my eyes off the screen, either.
Dustin Putman - DustinPutman.com
JoBlo - JoBlo's Movie Emporium
Harvey S. Karten - Compuserve