Though there are some shocking and clever scenes, the premise is too worn to keep you hooked.
—Natasha Vargas-Cooper E!
...makes a good case for why the series can and should be viewed as a series of shallow but satisfying black comedies.
—Simon Abrams Slant Magazine
It's no exaggeration to say that the actors have less personality than the pipes, nail guns, grinding gears, decaying beams, and slowly spreading oil spills that are fused, with a kind of empty-dread technical precision, into Rube Goldberg torture devices.
—Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly
Like the Friday the 13th films, built on flimsy narrative foundations and a fan curiosity about the ingenious ways the cast will expire, this fourth take is tolerable. If you're looking for more however, you'll have to seek out a different destination.
—Bill Gibron filmcritic.com
...churn(s) out each new splattery accident with predictable regularity and a lot of in-your-face gory shocks, but few surprises.
—Tasha Robinson Onion AV Club