Haunt Synopsis
An introverted teen sparks with his new neighbor, and together the couple begins to explore the haunted house that his family has unknowingly just moved into.

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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
The shocks are short and sharp, the acting is strongest where it counts, and the director of photography, Adam Marsden, washes everything...
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Variety

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Following on the coattails of “The Conjuring” and “Insidious,” Haunt is a classical haunted-house thriller with perhaps little that’s out...
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The Hollywood Reporter

By John DeFore
Respectably crafted but short on invention and serious scares.
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Village Voice

By Zachary Wigon
The frustration here comes from the filmmakers' inability to present characters with dimension, so that we might come to identify with them...
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38

RogerEbert.com

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

By Ed Gonzalez
Mac Carter repeatedly compromises his intuitive, and often elegantly framed, glances at his main characters' teenage blues by too busily...
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Los Angeles Times

By Robert Abele
Too often, Carter sacrifices characterization for one more flickery effect or carefully composed shot of moody elegance, then overdoes...
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New York Observer

By Rex Reed
I’ve had bigger scares from the windows at FAO Schwarz.
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New York Post

By Sara Stewart
There is virtually nothing in Mac Carter’s horror flick that deviates from the standard haunted house plot (or, in this case, plod).
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New York Daily News

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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...
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By Kaylee1819
Not bad...

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Rated R | For Brief Drug Use, Some Horror Violence and Disturbing Images