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Devil's Due Reviews

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November 29, 2017
Enduring the non-thrills of Devil's Due makes one thing clear: "Found footage" movies have passed their sell-by date.
Full Review | Original Score: D
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
March 28, 2016
For the most part, Devil's Due unfolds more like a scripted reality series than a horrifying tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
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.'
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 18, 2014
A better-than-average found-footage thriller...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
February 10, 2014
A cheap rip-off of "Rosemary's Baby" has little in the way of chills.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/5
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.'
Full Review | Original Score: .5/5
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
January 23, 2014
"Due" Should Never Have Been Found
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4.0
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/10
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.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
January 21, 2014
Throw in an abandoned house in the neighborhood that is suddenly occupied, a vanishing obstetrician and a first communion ceremony that goes terribly wrong, and the chill factor quickly rises.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 19, 2014
The Devil may have all the best tunes, but this really is the worst sort of cinematic karaoke.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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