Close Your Eyes Reviews

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March 2, 2006
Its solid horror pedigree is all the more enjoyable because it comes as such a surprise -- forgotten in a dusty corner and just waiting for the right fan to find it.
January 16, 2005
...a surprisingly effective little thriller...
August 1, 2004
Visnjic proves he can conceivably carry a movie if given a chance. But he still needs to find one worth his time.
July 15, 2004
I'm not sure what attracted such a strong cast to take part in such nonsense, although I wouldn't be surprised if a gently swaying pocket watch was involved.
June 24, 2004
May 31, 2004
A European-flavored thriller of manufactured morbidity that starts strong but becomes just another ridiculous potboiler mystery wrapped in the guise of the occult and arcane.
May 24, 2004
The atmospheric psychological thriller weaves a compelling web thanks to dense, stylized direction by Nick Willing and a smartly assembled cast.
April 30, 2004
This hypno-thriller is a better story than most horror films... but it builds to this big showdown, which turns out to be a letdown.
April 26, 2004
... one of the best thrillers I've seen probably since The Ring.
April 26, 2004
Requires an insupportable suspension of disbelief to swallow its convoluted and absurd scenario...still, it's made with a seriousness that's oddly refreshing.
April 25, 2004
For a film that took three years to be released, [it] is a surprise, a creepy and disturbing psychological thriller which features a number of effective scares.
April 25, 2004
Amusingly messy. This playful pastiche could also be called Don't Look Now at the Silence of the Sixth Dead Dunwitch Zone, Psycho!
April 25, 2004
...a hazy and hypnotic surge that more often than not resonates as an atmospheric chiller...this head-tampering frightfest is notably staggering
April 25, 2004
The protagonist's subjection to archaic instruments of torture is totally pointless plot-wise, except for perhaps the inherent fear factor.
April 24, 2004
Those who like atmospheric thrillers that feature pentagrams and second sight and mysterious incantations from ancient texts will enjoy guaranteed goosebumps.
April 24, 2004
Ultimately commits the cardinal sin of never being very frightening.
April 23, 2004
On their way to confront ancient evil, Strother and Losey keep tripping over timeworn cliches.
April 23, 2004
The story takes a seriously wrong turn that requires Strother to rush in where anyone -- no matter how skittish or sleep-deprived -- with a lick of common sense would fear to tread.
April 23, 2004
An occasionally engaging but more often gruesome British thriller.
April 22, 2004
If you can overlook its TV-episode look, occasional lapses in logic and detours into lurid overkill, this old-school psychological thriller, which marries a tracking-the- serial-killer narrative with occult themes, is a creepy diversion.
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