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Based on 32 Reviews
critic reviews (10)
fan reviews ( 0 )
  • 25
    Peter Travers Rolling Stone

    "Sixth Sense" rip-off. show more

  • 25
    Carla Meyer San Francisco Chronicle

    A rather boring horror film. show more

  • 25
    Claudia Puig USA Today

    White Noise is the celluloid equivalent of a bad cell phone connection. show more

  • 50
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    Has a low-key tone that works in its favor for a time. show more

  • 38
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The unhappy dead populate Geoffrey Sax's third-rate thriller White Noise like a pre-Christmas crowd at a suburban mall. This is a shame, since they are neither scary nor sad, and less likely to haunt an audience than simply bore them to death. show more

  • 60
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    Geoffrey Sax, a British television director making his theatrical debut, lavishes enough craft on the paranormal thriller to send more than a few chills down the spine. show more

  • 50
    David Sterritt Christian Science Monitor

    Beneath its regrettably banal surface, White Noise raises the creepy question of whether intimidating, even malign forces may be lurking in those fancy gadgets that fill our living rooms and offices. show more

  • 50
    Rick Groen The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    But Keaton is a mistake. He's an actor with an innate sense of irony firmly grounded in the here and now. Even as Batman, skepticism was his forte; true belief falls way outside his range. show more

  • 38
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    In White Noise, Hollywood and Michael Keaton try to make a decent thriller out of ghosts in the machine but come up with lousy reception and static. show more

  • 38
    Lawrence Toppman Charlotte Observer

    It's yet another warm, fuzzy, New-Age tale that cozies us into believing the grave doesn't mean oblivion. show more

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