Absence Reviews

January 26, 2019
Absence has its moments, but in its determination not to be sensationalistic, it winds up often being far too low-key for its own good.
July 11, 2013
There's nothing here the best entries in V/H/S didn't do better in 10 minutes or less, and with the decency to kill off their unbearable protagonists much faster.
July 4, 2013
It's been 15 years - can we stop remaking "The Blair Witch Project" already?
July 4, 2013
Mundane conversations and outings drag on while the central mystery takes baby steps forward, suggesting that a shorter running time or a more developed script might have better served the originality of the premise.
Top Critic
July 4, 2013
Imagine for a moment what someone like Roman Polanski could do with such a loaded nightmare scenario. And then marvel at how thoroughly it's wasted in this threadbare throwaway ...
July 2, 2013
There are many things absent from this found-footage horror movie, including suspense, logic, and originality.
July 1, 2013
The tension almost immediately leaks out of the narrative once we realize we're watching a found-footage horror movie.