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The Ward

3 Ratings: 1.7
A movie directed by John Carpenter

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Tags: Movies, Horror
Director: John Carpenter
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Release Date: 8 July 2011 (USA)
MPAA Rating: R
3 reviews about The Ward
review by . October 15, 2011
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** out of ****     John Carpenter's "The Ward" is an uneven cataclysm; a mess, a bore, and kind of a dud. I can't say it's terribly bad, but it's a mood piece that has plenty of atmosphere and "jump scare" to boot, although the story is one that no amount of craft can support. Carpenter hasn't really made a good film for a while now, and this is his first directorial feature since 2001's "Ghosts of Mars". Will the man ever recover from his coma of mediocrity, or shall he remain …
review by . September 18, 2012
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The name John Carpenter is usually enough for me to be drawn to a horror film. His best horror films are arguably the cult classics “Halloween”, “The Fog“, “In The Mouth of Madness” and “The Thing”; which I think were fine horror films in their own way. So, I was surprised with myself that it took me this long to finally check out Carpenter‘s “The Ward”. Yes, I guess the memories of “Ghosts of Mars” and “Village …
review by . July 09, 2011
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Star Rating:         It would be unfair of me to say which psychological thriller John Carpenter’s The Ward rips off, for knowing even that tiny bit of information would spoil just about everything for you. I’m well aware that movies don’t automatically fail on the basis of their originality, or lack thereof, although I do wonder how filmmakers can be so unfamiliar with certain other movies, especially when they’re fairly well known to the paying …
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