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Alexandre Aja United States, 2013

Nicholas Gregory's rating of the film Horns

This genre-film's melodramatic moments of love and teen romance are its most affecting. Aja uses a high concept to tell a story that could have provided much deeper evaluation, not just trashy entertainment, and could’ve worked better if it played it straight: gothic and freakish. Here he goes for guffaw laughs, alike the satire of his superior Piranha remake, but now it comes off as B-grade, but not good B-Grade.