Like last year's "Chronicle," here's another reminder that in the right hands found footage still has plenty of capacity to surprise.
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New York Post

By Sara Stewart
Scrappy and unsettling, V/H/S puts the majority of today's mainstream "scary" movies to shame.
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The Hollywood Reporter

Refreshingly, V/H/S promises no more than it delivers, always a plus with genre fare.
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Slant Magazine

By Ed Gonzalez
An anthology of found-footage horror shorts that exudes, sometimes extraordinarily, a neophyte's sense of courage and cluelessness.
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Miami Herald

By Rene Rodriguez
The film also plays to the strengths of the found-footage format, proving that sometimes the scariest things are the ones you can barely see. For horror hounds, this is required viewing.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Tirdad Derakhshani
No one should be expected to endure 115 minutes of this nonsense.
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New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Anthologies are risky. For every high point, there's often a misstep to match. But this indie compilation has enough inventive chills to interest any horror fan.
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Boston Globe

Viewed en masse, V/H/S can't generate the necessary suspense, and buy-in, to truly get under your skin.
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By James Berardinelli
V/H/S comes across as a production that wants to be more than it is but, as they say, The Emperor has no clothes.
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Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
V/H/S is an example of the genre at its least compelling.
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55 out of 100
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