Falls short of its predecessor on a number of levels and suffers from many of the problems that plague superhero sequels.
Despite its awkward and uneven elements, "The Prom" offers enough high-energy moments to be seen as a passable motion picture adaptation of the stage play.
Kids will enjoy it and parents will be sufficiently diverted that they won’t be tempted to take a nap.
Although the movie leaves a lot of stones unturned (both in the comedy and horror arenas), there’s enough spattered blood to satisfy fans.
The second half, when the thriller elements kick into high gear, is considerably better than the dour, meandering first half.
A decade from now, Wheatley’s "Rebecca" will have faded from the memory, entirely eclipsed by Hitchcock’s interpretation.
Although missing opportunities to present a memorable production, this doesn’t demand much from its audience and, in the process, delivers something unsettling.
The film suffers from an overly-familiar narrative – other films have told with greater power similar stories of lost, self-destructive souls.
Geraldine Viswanathan is the reason to see this by-the-numbers rom-com.
This movie is passable popcorn entertainment – a two-hour distraction that won’t stand the test of time but was never intended to.