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6.9 out of 10

The Faculty

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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Matthew Brady, FilmCrave
7 February 2014
  • Summary: The story is about a typical high school full of typical cliques and characters - until the teachers and students start acting different - and a handful of students discover an alien parasite. Now all they have to do is find a way to stop it. This movie is scary and gross. Robert Rodriguez has a odd look to he's movies like go watch planet terror and the spy kids.
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Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 8
8.0

Aliens Among Us

Guydowood, blu-ray.com
15 March 2013
  • Excerpt: Director Robert Rodriguez and writer Kevin Williamson combine to bring us this modern retelling of the classic Invasion of the Body Snatchers with a few exceptions of course. But with a then fairly unknown cast of Jordana Brewster, Josh Hartnett, Famke Jenson and Elijah Wood and seasoned performers Robert Patrick and Piper Laurie, THE FACULTY is pure popcorn fun.
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Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 8
8.0

ECHO BRIDGE Gets One Right

blu-ray-neil, blu-ray.com
7 December 2012
  • Excerpt: Apparently the biggest surprise with this movie is that Echo Bridge finally did a decent job on a Blu-ray release. AQ and PQ will not disappoint. Colors are vibrant and sub does get a workout. Audio is incorrect on the insert to the advantage of the buyer. There is a lossless English DTS-HD Master 5.1 track. THE FACULTY will not disappoint either Sci-Fi or Robert Rodriguez fans. There's no extras but there weren't any on the DVD either. For $5.99 you can't go wrong.
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Overall 9
9.0
Movie overall 9
9.0

A Surprisingly Good Release from Echo Bridge

jstxanothrxstory, blu-ray.com
20 November 2012
  • Excerpt: Echo Bridge has gotten a reputation as a horrible distributor for films on Blu-Ray, though I was pleasantly surprised by their quality release of The Faculty. While the film isn't completely original (The Breakfast Club meets Body Snatches being a popular quote), Kevin Williamson's script does deliver. The characters are developed nicely, and the film doesn't seem to drag. The audio fills out quite nicely, and the video transfer is strong. Could it be better?
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Overall 8
8.0
Movie overall 6
6.0

Ok Movie

DustyMonkey, blu-ray.com
17 August 2012
  • Excerpt: An okay movie over all. Good cast and interesting storyline. Failed to grab me though. A little too outlandish and ridiculous in places. PQ is just okay; a little soft and drab colors.
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Overall 7
7.0
Movie overall 7
7.0

Invasion Of The Body Snatchers Meets The Breakfast Club

BLU-RAY1450, blu-ray.com
19 July 2012
  • Excerpt: I was able to pick up the new copy this week at Best Buy for 5.99. Surprisingly found it in the bargain bin. And yes it it the 2012 release. Being a huge "Invasion Of The Body Snatchers" fan, I realy enjoyed watching this movie. It's basically a teen version of the Body Snatchers. Likable characters, and solid acting, make this an above average horror/sci-fi flick. PQ - was very good, occasional soft shots, but a very clean print.
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Overall 7
7.0
Movie overall 8
8.0

The Faculty infects Blu-ray in a fairly decent release.

THS, blu-ray.com
17 July 2012
  • Excerpt: I loath "Echo Bridge", flat out. They tend to release shoddy discs and are a notorious disease of the High Definition Format. Even with the temptation of upgrading my DVD to this Blu-ray release for only $5, I had my doubts. So, I caved... I gave it a shot out of pure enjoyment for this film. With all my doubts and anger, I was pleasantly surprised with the outcome of this Disc. The video is actually quite acceptable.
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Overall 5
5.0

"The Faculty" by Yojimbo

FilmCrave
6 April 2012
  • Excerpt: Elijah Wood and the usual collection of high school stereotypes begin to suspect that the school is being taken over by aliens. Invasion of the Body Snatchers meets Buffy in one of Robert Rodriguez's early Hollywood projects. Unfortunately he obviously had not made his mark on the establishment yet and lacked the confidence to make this film his own; as a result it comes across as a very generic teen horror movie.
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Overall 5
5.0

User Review

FilmCrave
11 October 2011
  • Summary: Not on the same level of say 'Body Snatchers', but still fun nonetheless. Once it gets going, it doesn't stop.
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Overall 5
5.0

User Review

FilmCrave
27 March 2011
  • Summary: Hard to get behind this sci-fi film fully. The plot is a little far-fetched and the action a little dumbed down. The cast is full of young actors at the start of their careers and they are all very watchable, but the film never quite picks up enough steam to be fully horrific or interesting, as I think Rodriguez intended it to be.
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