Tarot

2024

Horror

90
Rotten Tomatoes Critics - Rotten 19% · 53 reviews
Rotten Tomatoes Audience - Spilled 59% · 250 ratings
IMDb Rating 4.8/10 10 13271 13.3K

Director

Top cast

Avantika as Paige
Jacob Batalon as Paxton
Joss Carter as The Devil
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848.5 MB
1280*534
English 2.0
PG-13
23.976 fps
1 hr 32 min
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1.7 GB
1920*800
English 5.1
PG-13
23.976 fps
1 hr 32 min
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1.54 GB
1920*800
English 5.1
PG-13
23.976 fps
1 hr 32 min
Seeds 100+
4.11 GB
3840*1600
English 5.1
PG-13
23.976 fps
1 hr 32 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by pedroquintaoo 5 / 10

Another mediocre PG-13 horror film

"Tarot" promised to be a breath of fresh air in the horror genre, bringing with it an intriguing concept that harkened back to the iconic "Final Destination" saga. However, it quickly proved to be hindered by its own limitations, resulting in an experience that, while entertaining, falls short of expectations.

From the moment I watched the trailer, I was intrigued by the premise of young people trying to escape a fatal destiny, immediately bringing to mind "Final Destination," one of my favorite horror franchises. However, my hopes were dashed when I learned that the film was rated PG-13, indicating that deaths would be censored to allow a younger audience to watch the film in theaters and thus generate greater financial profits. Violence isn't always crucial in a horror film; there are works that don't need it to be good, like "Insidious," "The Ring," or the fantastic "The Others," but in this case, it was necessary to ensure a complete experience. And as predicted, despite the potential in the horror scenes, I felt that it was all wasted.

The same sense of wasted potential also accompanies the film's narrative, which is rushed and superficial, sacrificing character development for a fast-paced rhythm, making it difficult to create an emotional connection with the characters, depriving us of empathy that could enrich our experience. An additional ten or fifteen minutes dedicated to character development would have been beneficial, providing greater psychological and motivational depth.

Despite these shortcomings, "Tarot" has its merits. The film manages to keep us captivated until the end, eager to discover the fate reserved for the characters and whether they will be able to change the course dictated by the tarot cards. Additionally, the visual of the creatures inspired by the tarot figures is one of the highlights, it's just a shame they didn't have a greater presence on screen.

However, it's in the final moments that "Tarot" truly reveals its wasted potential. The revelation of the origin of the cursed deck and the confrontation with the vengeful spirit are intriguing, but the way the characters deal with this situation seems unconvincing and even frustrating. The ending, in particular, feels forced and unsatisfactory, almost reminiscent of a parody rather than a genuinely tense and frightening moment.

In summary, "Tarot" had all the ingredients to stand out as a kind of cousin or even a worthy spiritual successor to "Final Destination" and impress fans of the horror genre. However, by choosing to stay in its comfort zone and not risk beyond established limits, it ended up confined to mediocrity, becoming just another generic horror title, suitable for a relaxed night among friends, but unable to leave a mark on the horror film landscape.

(SPOILERS SPOILERS SPOILERS) Regarding the ending, we discover that the cursed tarot deck, used by the protagonists to read their destiny, was created many years ago by a psychic. This psychic created it to seek revenge against those who murdered her daughter, and near the end, her spirit appears to torment them. It was at this point that I questioned: "If the deck curses the person they read the cards for, why don't the characters do it with the psychic who cursed them?" I ended up feeling annoyed that it took them so long to do it, making them seem unintelligent.

Additionally, in this spoiler segment, I was surprised by how they revealed that Jacob Batalon's character survived. It seemed a bit forced, exaggerated, and out of place from the rest of the tone of the work. In fact, at that moment, I felt like I was watching a scene from "Scary Movie."

Reviewed by AfricanBro 5 / 10

Astrology girl horror movie.

Firstly these guys didn't even seem like the same age group. Performances aren't great. What doesn't help is that the movie just starts, we don't really get to learn much about the characters other than it's one of them's birthday. They're not charismatic enough to pull that off and get you invested.

Tarot is literally the title, so I guess it's not a spoiler to say there's tarot reading early on, so I thought maybe the scary stuff starts early on too. It's also pretty cliche, like of course a cabin in a woods and old gothic tarot cards isn't a good mix. And it's addressed several times along with anything else creepy. You can clearly tell when the characters is making the wrong decisions that lead into the horror elements. Reminded me of "talk to me" but that movie was better.

The readings felt like spoilers. But the readings were all told in 5minutes and I could barely remember the specifics, and I guess the writers knew that because the movie addresses it with creepy voice overs.

I liked some scenes like the lady with the lamp and the clown. The deaths sucked though, plus the movie shied away from actually showing them, just a splurge of blood. We only het to see the before and after, not he actual during.

The movies not great but I don't outright hate it, probably because I was prepared to it not to be great. I'd recommend you should go watch "talk to me" or "cabin in the woods instead."

Reviewed by Lomax343 4 / 10

Yawwwwwn

I don't pretend to be clever enough to fully understand AI, but I believe creation by AI involves a trawl though the interweb to find out what's been successful before, and to fuse these elements into a narrative framework - also based on what's worked in the past.

In other words, string a load of cliches together and hope for the best. I'm not saying this film was written (and directed) by AI, but it might just as well have been.

And here we are. Group of kids (yup) creepy house (yup) strange artifact (yup) Are you sure this is a good idea? (yup) oh dear, we've been cursed (yup) death is stalking us all (yup) let's split up (yup) gruesome deaths (yup) elderly sage who knows the back-story (yup) the only way to survive is to do this (yup) enough twists to make it interesting...

Well no. On the last point we get a resounding nope. This is dreary, predictable, formulaic and dull. Not even the jump-scares work. None of the cast are talented enough to make a bland script sound good; everyone else involved was either out of their depth or on autopilot.

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