83

Entertainment Weekly

By Lisa Schwarzbaum
A ferocious, funny, gory, and astute Canadian horror parable.
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80

Variety

By Derek Elley
A quietly subversive my-sister-is-turning-into-a-werewolf movie that doesn't wimp out at the end.
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75

San Francisco Chronicle

By Mick LaSalle
The best teenage werewolf movie ever made.
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75

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Isn't for everyone, but horror fans with strong stomachs will find it a memorable monsterfest that rarely loses its bite.
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70

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
If you ever wondered why they call it "the curse," this movie will enlighten as it entertains.
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70

Film Threat

By Merle Bertrand
A black comedy that nonetheless manages to tap into the sense of alienation and unfocused rage so prevalent in today's kids.
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70

The New York Times

By Dave Kehr
Because the characters are so well established -- Ms. Perkins is particularly good as the shy, resentful Brigitte -- the film can have fun with its own premises without turning into an empty camp exercise.
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70

Village Voice

By Dennis Lim
This Canadian cheapie plays like an above-average "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" episode, filtered through the sensibility of early David Cronenberg.
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50

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
It makes sly sense to link female hormonal bursts with the lunar cycle of the werewolf, but the movie's final act is the usual matted-fur chase.
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70 out of 100
Generally favorable reviews
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