Residents (Tom Welling, Maggie Grace, Selma Blair) of a seaside community fall prey to malevolent entities hidden within the thick mist around their homes.
" Never will you wish more fervently for an Adrienne Barbeau cameo, just for old time's sake. Your prayers will be in vain. "
" I was held in suspense throughout The Fog, aching to learn the answer to its central riddle: Why would any one remake such a crummy movie? "
" Yet another anaemic horror retread starring a cast of good-looking TV totty. "
" A film riddled with missed opportunities for good clean scares. "
" Mildly scary here and there. "
" This Fog lacks the one thing the original had -- originality -- but it qualifies as more than a mist opportunity. "
" Add one more to the list of unnecessary horror remakes. "
" The fog also does something genuinely eerie: It causes everyone in the cast to deliver dreadful performances and display inappropriate reactions when their friends are drowned, burned, stabbed or thrown into glass display cases. "
" We're meant to be unsettled by digital spectres, reckless Mack trucks, and rotting old pirates who look every bit as terrifying as the guy on the Fisherman's Friend cold-lozenge box. "
" It's typical of pic's adherence to rigid genre conventions that the very first victims are brazen hotties who are shown drinking, dancing and wearing revealing attire prior to their deaths. "
" The production values are above par, but as in Carpenter's original, seeing ghosts is less scary than imagining them. "
" Making concessions at every turn to the youth-horror market, the film slashes the ages of its protagonists by some 15 years, and its IQ follows suit. "
" Lock your doors. Bolt your windows. And for heaven's sake, stay away from the multiplex. "
" Like most remakes, The Fog is pretty unnecessary. "
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