40

Empire

By Kim Newman
The first film was imperfect but solid as game-adaps go and fans revelled in its clammy shocks. No such luck this time out. Director Bassett oversees a vaporous horror sequel that rarely raises the pulse.
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38

Slant Magazine

Silent Hill: Revelation fundamentally misunderstands the appeal its source material.
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33

Entertainment Weekly

By Keith Staskiewicz
Some horror movies want to scare you witless, but Silent Hill: Revelation 3D just wants to beat you senseless.
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30

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
Silent Hill is not a place you want to go, and that applies for moviegoers as well as this videogame adaptation's characters.
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30

Los Angeles Times

There is a flamboyance to some of the imagery - Heather and her demonic doppelganger embrace on a flaming carousel - but no exuberance, no sense of wonder, fascination or enjoyment. Everything feels like a throwaway.
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30

The New York Times

The film is nothing if not liberal with its bloodletting, which integrates cleverly at times with the 3-D: lopped fingers, for example, fly toward the audience. But personalities and plot are thumbnail sketches at best.
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20

Total Film

The nurse-monsters look cool - think HR Giger in Ann Summers kit - but the plot and burning fairgrounds are so OTT they dispel any chill factor.
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10

Boxoffice Magazine

Silent Hill: Revelation 3D is the nadir of senseless seasonal cinema. But while Bassett's film struggles to say anything coherently, it gets the most important message across perfectly well: "Do not go to Silent Hill!"
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0

The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
One step worse than most of these video game movies. It feels less like a game and more like what happens when you leave your PlayStation on and it becomes a kind of dim screensaver. If we had a controller in our hand, we would probably throw it at the screen.
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0

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
A knockoff in everything from style to story, it also suffers from 3-D effects that are dim and underwhelming, a maddeningly obtuse storyline, and performances that could have used some serious Herbert West-style reanimation.
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15 out of 100
Overwhelming dislike
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