Metascore
55

Mixed or average reviews - based on 21 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 10 out of 21
  2. Negative: 1 out of 21
  1. Reviewed by: Eric Kohn
    Oct 4, 2012
    100
    Most segments have a fair share of cheap scares, but they also delve into the art of the build-up, as if delivering a series of grim jokes with bloody punchlines. Consider it a 21st-century take on "Tales from the Crypt."
  2. Reviewed by: William Goss
    Sep 29, 2012
    83
    V/H/S delivers the thrills and chills craftily and with a better batting average than usual.
User Score
7.3

Generally favorable reviews- based on 92 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 18 out of 25
  2. Negative: 0 out of 25
  1. Oct 5, 2012
    9
    This movie is definitely something extremely different from any other horror anthology that I've seen in a long time. A lot of really originalThis movie is definitely something extremely different from any other horror anthology that I've seen in a long time. A lot of really original stuff and some good scares from time to time. If you like genre bending stories then this is the movie for you. Full Review »
  2. Oct 5, 2012
    4
    No, it's not different from any other horror anthology. The only satisfaction is that all the annoying hipster victims get deserving deaths.No, it's not different from any other horror anthology. The only satisfaction is that all the annoying hipster victims get deserving deaths. The VHS stylization is a welcome change, and the effects look decent enough to be believable, but the whole film approaches a campy horror film than a snuff film. Full Review »
  3. Apr 17, 2014
    6
    Extremely fresh on the scares, definitely scarier than most of the found footage films. Although the plot remains unexplained and the cameraExtremely fresh on the scares, definitely scarier than most of the found footage films. Although the plot remains unexplained and the camera work is sloppy, the movie delivers for the horror fans. 5.5/10 for me if judged fairly. 8.5/10 as a horror fan. Full Review »