Devil's Due Reviews

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November 11, 2018
The derivative shock-schlock wagon continues to roll on with the dull and unimaginative frightfest Devil's Due, a monotonous hybrid of Rosemary's Baby and Paranormal Activity slammed together in ugly unison.
October 15, 2018
Overall, I recommend Devil's Due if you won't mind that the film isn't scary and that it doesn't offer anything new.
November 29, 2017
Enduring the non-thrills of Devil's Due makes one thing clear: "Found footage" movies have passed their sell-by date.
September 6, 2017
Tiresomely and implausibly shot entirely as if found footage, this female-written horror is Rosemary's Baby for the Paranormal Activity generation.
March 16, 2017
Devil's Due is the latest entry in the found footage horror genre, and while it does have its fair amount of creative visual effects, the thrills are hardly thrilling in this paint by numbers occult chiller.
March 28, 2016
For the most part, Devil's Due unfolds more like a scripted reality series than a horrifying tale.
January 8, 2016
Devil's Due, the latest from the filmmaking team known as Radio Silence, is a perfectly serviceable horror movie with some rather neat mythology that unfortunately gets lost in the trappings of its own storytelling format.
August 24, 2015
Virtually a found footage remake of Rosemary's Baby, but it's a pretty fun version of that.
February 21, 2014
'Devil's Due' is pretty much a found-footage version of the classic 1968 Roman Polanski movie 'Rosemary's Baby.'
February 18, 2014
A better-than-average found-footage thriller...
February 10, 2014
A cheap rip-off of "Rosemary's Baby" has little in the way of chills.
February 7, 2014
A by-the-blueprint Prenatal Activity stalking a boring white couple as Satan's spawn gestates in her womb. But it's the ubiquity of cameras that seems most infernal--is there anywhere a lens won't follow? Forget hell--it's more like eternal HAL.
January 31, 2014
[T]he small achievement of Devil's Due is how much it both exploits the video-cam approach and overcomes some of its limitations.
January 26, 2014
When told that space would be tight this week I asked if I could review Devil's Due by simply saying, 'Trust me, folks, this thing sucks a moose.'
January 24, 2014
Distressingly locates evil in ethnicity: A scene in which the wife marvels at the lovely 'whiteness' of her nude husband sleeping among snowy sheets seems more troubling than cute after the couple falls victim to dusky satanists in the Dominican Republic.
January 23, 2014
"Due" Should Never Have Been Found
January 23, 2014
It's certainly not the worst of the found-footage subgenre, but it's a far cry from its Sixties- and Seventies-era cinematic inspirations.
January 23, 2014
The movie's found-footage conceit never creates a proper atmosphere, something essential to any horror film but particularly one involving the occult.
January 21, 2014
The camera-eye view is treated more as an obstacle to be overcome than a tool for storytelling, raising the question of why not just scrap it altogether.
January 21, 2014
As more and more films use this conceit, the premise of someone filming at all salient moments becomes more and more strained, until the device itself becomes not just derivative, but positively cumbersome.
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