Don't Look Back Reviews

December 5, 2020
I commend Reddick for featuring a strong, black, female lead in his film. Horror is a genre that has historically treated people of color as set dressing with dialogue.
November 25, 2020
It may not achieve all its ambitions but it's worth a watch.
November 19, 2020
While the story does get a little too overly ambitious at times, Reddick does a great job of reining it all back in during the third act.
October 31, 2020
Other horror films have set the bar very high for true originality and creativity, but Don't Look Back prefers to stay in the low depths of horror clichés that are the equivalent of recycled garbage. The crow ... foreshadowing leaves no room for suspense.
October 26, 2020
An undemanding audience may enjoy the cheap thrills and get what they deserve, but hardened horror fans will find it a turn off.
October 24, 2020
Don't Look Back riffs off of Reddick's infamous Final Destination, but is ultimately far too procedural and by-the-numbers.
October 23, 2020
a supernatural murder mystery where it is not enough to be a casual onlooker.
October 19, 2020
There's a bit more going on in Don't Look Back than just the body count. Caitlin is experiencing something that is either the literal manifestation of karma, or extreme effects of PTSD.
October 19, 2020
Packed with believable acting, dynamic direction, and a nifty twist ending, Don't Look Back emerges as a superb thriller for the viral video generation.
October 16, 2020
[Jeffrey] Reddick provides some laudably creepy environments and spooky moments.
October 16, 2020
A potentially intriguing premise is botched as writer/director Jeffery Riddick ponies out one tired horror trope after another, instead of taking a more subtle, psychological approach.
October 16, 2020
When the final revelation of Don't Look Back arrives, there's little to no surprise.
October 16, 2020
As a horror, it boasts plenty of great jump scares, a strong, dread-soaked atmosphere, and an evocative color palette made up almost entirely of greys and blues. Don't Look Back is confidently its own thing and Reddick's voice is clear throughout.
October 16, 2020
The better advice is simply not to look at all.
October 15, 2020
An odd film as the filmmaker tries to have it both ways as a supernatural thriller and a standard slasher resulting in a compromised film that doesn't succeed on either front.
October 15, 2020
DON'T LOOK BACK proves that Reddick is a much-needed voice in the horror genre, especially when it comes to bringing a bit of cerebral context to the thrills on display.
October 14, 2020
Reddick's script lets down this promising "survivor's guilt/revenge" concept in several ways.