The Lords of Salem is more creepily atmospheric than truly scary and eventually lapses into silliness. But it does provide some evocatively spooky moments along the way. show more
The film’s final shot ranks among its least graphic and yet most puzzling, a slap-in-the-face piece of punctuation that reminds the most accommodating viewers that, even on his good days, Mr. Zombie is really only making movies for an audience of one. show more
Rob Zombie understands horror as an aural-visual experience that should gnaw at the nerves, seep into the subconscious, and beget unshakeable nightmares. show more
had high hopes
Terribly disappointing!!! I was entertained beyond belief viewing Rob Zombie\'s previous movies, so I was almost overcome with anticipation awaiting this offering. There was no build-up, although I felt some ineffective effort was made at suspense, scariness, and gore. Dare I say \"Anticlimactic!\"