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Penny Dreadful

horror


Penny, a young woman traumatized by a childhood auto accident that killed her parents, accompanies her therapist on a road trip back to the scene of the accident as part of her therapy to overcome her fear of cars.

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Top Critic Reviews

Fresh: Nothing new, but the visual razzle-dazzle is enough to keep you watching.

- Staci Layne Wilson, Horror.com, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Rotten: Somewhere in here there is a great flick hiding. However as is, it's dreadfully too long.

- Steve "Uncle Creepy" Barton, Dread Central, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Fresh: Penny Dreadful is an enjoyable combination of psycho-thriller and slasher horror, which somehow achieves a slick, Hollywood-calibre visual style in spite of its modest budget.

- Steve Biodrowski, ESplatter, Thursday, June 24, 2010

Audience Reviews

1 star

The most disapointing movie of the year. Made even worse when compared to its two quality predecessors. This "conclusion" to the trilogy based on the award winning series of books leaves so many loose ends, it feels more like the middle movie than the conclusion. It tries to reassure the audience by concluding the Steed family story line, but the movie puts so much emphasis on the other subplots that everyone feels robbed in the end. It just doesn't work- awkwardly acted, edited, filmed and written. It's as if someone gave up on this promising trilogy.

- TheEssentials, Saturday, February 3, 2007

3 stars

I got to watch a special screener version for the Scroll! I felt like an official A&E news reporter. The movie really wasn't half bad. Nathan did SO much better in this movie than the first two. He seemed so much more...normal. Not so stiff. Caroline wasn't anything special, but she was tolerable, I guess. Whoever did the make-up for this movie needs a pay raise. Benjamin Steed gets beat up really bad in this movie, and the bruising and swelling looked SO real.

- gla05002, Thursday, January 25, 2007

3 stars

I got to watch a special screener version for the Scroll! I felt like an official A&E news reporter. The movie really wasn't half bad. Nathan did SO much better in this movie than the first two. He seemed so much more...normal. Not so stiff. Caroline wasn't anything special, but she was tolerable, I guess. Whoever did the make-up for this movie needs a pay raise. Benjamin Steed gets beat up really bad in this movie, and the bruising and swelling looked SO real.

- gla05002, Thursday, January 25, 2007