Brightburn Reviews

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October 19, 2020
Jackson A. Dunn is undoubtedly the star of the show here, and a young actor that I'm incredibly impressed with.
September 4, 2020
Much of the credit for the ways in which the film does succeed goes to the sublimely cast Jackson A. Dunn.
August 15, 2020
Thanks to an impressive array of central performances and some memorable explosions of gore, it does limp across the finishing line with most of its goodwill in tact.
July 20, 2020
Brightburn is more of a horror film that may appeal to those who are looking for something different than the conventional superhero box despite the issues that pop up.
June 28, 2020
Brightburn is the ultimate superhero 'What if...?' scenario, taking things to the furthest extremes.
February 10, 2020
A predictable yet entertaining, gleefully bloody exploration of evil finding its way in the world.
November 12, 2019
Maybe it has many issues, but Brightburn is exactly what horror fans ask for in this era of 'superhero infested multiplexes'. [Full review in Spanish].
September 30, 2019
This is an interesting idea that I wish they had done more with.
September 17, 2019
Brightburn is an intelligently made thriller whose director, David Yarovesky, knows how to draw out dread with silence and turn it up to 11 only when necessary.
September 1, 2019
Full of gore, crazy deaths, and jump scares! Brightburn is absolutely brilliant. And that ending... a must watch for horror fans!
September 1, 2019
Brightburn is an uninspired slasher that squanders a premise with great potential.
August 15, 2019
Brightburn is a satisfactory "what if" Superman origin tale with top-notch performances and a well-balanced mix of horror and drama.
August 6, 2019
Exactly the kind of cynical mash-up you'd expect from studio executives eager to make a quick payout.
August 6, 2019
After such an exquisite set up, Brightburn's execution is a little bit disappointing, becoming a rather straightforward supernatural horror instead of delving deeper into superhero lore.
July 8, 2019
The film has some very effective moments, some solid performances, a good idea, but an execution that does not live up to the idea.
July 8, 2019
Despite its simplicity, Brightburn's premise is filled with potential, but it struggles to find anything meaningful to say.
July 5, 2019
The conceit works brilliantly until, in the closing 20 minutes, it clatters disappointingly into a fatal uncertainty.
June 28, 2019
Brightburn takes a cool premise and executes it in a blackly fun but nihilistic manner.
June 27, 2019
Makes virtually every wrong choice that a film with such a terrific hook could possibly make.
June 26, 2019
Cheap jump scares and uninspired writing combined with a limp story ensure Brightburn will remain a big 'what if?'
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