Sleep Tight Reviews

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Glenn Dunks
Trespass
September 8, 2013
An instant must see for fans of the horror and thriller genres.
Eric D. Snider
EricDSnider.com
July 23, 2013
It's a stalker movie. But some ingenious variations, shrewd direction, and a killer lead performance render it fresh and absolutely entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Philip French
Observer [UK]
March 3, 2013
An unrelievedly nightmarish film.
Rich Cline
Contactmusic.com
March 1, 2013
Even though the central character is somewhat undefined, this film is a thorough creep-out, playing on our vulnerabilities while making the villain the most sympathetic person on-screen.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
David Gritten
Daily Telegraph
March 1, 2013
Wildly malevolent, but shrewdly executed and creepily watchable.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Derek Malcolm
This is London
March 1, 2013
It's eminently watchable, more than a little chilling and a league and a half better than most of its kind.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
February 28, 2013
Impressively directed and superbly written, this is a thoroughly gripping and deeply disturbing Spanish chiller with a terrific central performance from Luis Tosar. It's also, for my money, one of the best films of the year.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Becky Bartlett
The Skinny
February 27, 2013
Luis Tosar's performance is central to the success of Sleep Tight, a taut psychological thriller set in an upmarket apartment block.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Simon Crook
Empire Magazine
February 25, 2013
A creepy, neo-Hitchcock stalker drama, infused with uneasy twists and a slow-burning intensity. Check it out. Then check under your bed...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Henry Northmore
The List
February 22, 2013
While Sleep Tight is more a dark thriller than a straight horror it inhabits some pretty creepy, twisted territory ...
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Matt Glasby
Total Film
February 18, 2013
Clever suspense cinema with a gleam in its eye and ice in its heart from an emergent Spanish A-lister. Hitchcock himself would be proud, and maybe shocked.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Christian Toto
Big Hollywood
January 15, 2013
Sleep Tight threatens to be a real snooze until the film's electric second half jolts us awake.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Paul Chambers
Movie Chambers
January 12, 2013
"Sleep Tight" is well-directed by Spain's Jaume Balaguero, the guy who gave horror fans "[REC]" and "[REC] 2." It's definitely worth a rental.
Full Review | Original Score: B
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John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter
October 26, 2012
Unsettling tale of obsession benefits from black-comic undercurrents.
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Sara Stewart
New York Post
October 26, 2012
"Sleep Tight" makes a sounder case for nocturnal Webcams than the "Paranormal Activity" franchise ever could.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
Top Critic
October 25, 2012
A nifty little thriller that dances on the boundary between plausible and preposterous.
Brian Orndorf
Blu-ray.com
October 25, 2012
Lacks transparent thrills, but its dedication to psychological disease and escalating panic results in a tremendously satisfying feature, low-key but splendidly sinister.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
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Noel Murray
AV Club
October 25, 2012
This is a crime story with little to no interest in the who or the why, but only the what and the how. It's a reverse-procedural, tracking not the solution of a crime, but all of its awful particulars.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy
October 24, 2012
Quite well-made and well-acted... a rock-solid uncomfortable thriller.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
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Rex Reed
New York Observer
October 24, 2012
Here is a unique fright flick that sets out to terrify and does it to capacity, eschewing fangs and claws to find chills and thrills in the unquenchable evil of human madness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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