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  • 20
    New York Daily News

    There’s lots of mixed film stock and screeches on the soundtrack (as in the credits for “Seven”), but this gets annoying, as do the predictable twists. show more

  • 40
    John DeFore The Hollywood Reporter

    Respectably crafted but short on invention and serious scares. show more

  • 38
    Ed Gonzalez Slant Magazine

    Mac Carter repeatedly compromises his intuitive, and often elegantly framed, glances at his main characters' teenage blues by too busily going through amateur-night gesticulations of spooking his audience. show more

  • 38
    RogerEbert.com

    Bland and bordering on nonsensical, Haunt trots out all the standard haunted-house tropes without breathing any new life into them. show more

  • 25
    Sara Stewart New York Post

    There is virtually nothing in Mac Carter’s horror flick that deviates from the standard haunted house plot (or, in this case, plod). show more

  • 25
    Rex Reed New York Observer

    I’ve had bigger scares from the windows at FAO Schwarz. show more

  • 20
    Nick Schager The Dissolve

    Haunt winds up being memorable only for its absence of subtlety or surprise. show more

  • 60
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    The shocks are short and sharp, the acting is strongest where it counts, and the director of photography, Adam Marsden, washes everything in a swampy green that makes spooks pop. show more

  • 50
    Variety

    Following on the coattails of “The Conjuring” and “Insidious,” Haunt is a classical haunted-house thriller with perhaps little that’s out of the ordinary for the genre, but occasionally inventive execution. show more

  • 40
    Zachary Wigon Village Voice

    The frustration here comes from the filmmakers' inability to present characters with dimension, so that we might come to identify with them and their fears. show more

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