Session 9 Synopsis
Strange happenings occur at an abandoned mental-hospital where workers are cleaning for asbestos.
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90

Wall Street Journal

By Joe Morgenstern
Pulls you in with smooth assurance, then holds you hostage to extremely creepy developments in the most awesome haunted house since "The...
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90

Los Angeles Times

By Kevin Thomas
Anderson, his superb ensemble cast and inspired cinematographer Uta Briesewitz, appeal at once to the intellect and the emotions as they...
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80

Mr. Showbiz

By Michael Atkinson
May not quite be more than the sum of its creepy parts, but as a reality-is-fear launch into workaday darkness, it clearly points toward...
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80

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
A spine-tingler directed with fierce finesse.
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75

New York Daily News

By Jami Bernard
A natural successor to "The Blair Witch Project" in terms of its small suggestions of horror past and future.
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67

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
A marvel of vérité nightmare atmosphere.
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
The story doesn't quite pay off, characters are underwritten and the surprise ending is contrived and unconvincing.
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50

TV Guide

By Maitland McDonagh
The climactic revelation is a real disappointment, humdrum rather than chilling.
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50

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The film isn't remotely scary. That's a shame, because it has top-notch performances by Peter Mullan and David Caruso.
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38

Boston Globe

By Jay Carr
You couldn't ask for a better setting for a horror movie. What you could ask for is a better script.
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By finessebutterfly
Enjoyed this movie. It was scary yeah but the way it all ends out is like one of those things you never forget. I still have nightmares, with the eye.....

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By kiznellye
This movie creeped me out! I cannot get it out of my head and I saw it a couple of years ago. Even my son who does not get scared still talks about this movie....

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Rated R | For language and brief strong violence