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Down a Dark Hall Reviews

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October 16, 2018
Thurman exhibits an eccentric authority that has to be seen to be disbelieved.
Full Review | Original Score: 6/10
August 23, 2018
Duncan supplies an enjoyably bizarre reason for hellraising, and Cortes almost finds a way to sustain weirdness for 90 minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
August 17, 2018
This is a decent modern Gothic thriller handled with sufficient style and a straight face by genre ace Cortés.
August 16, 2018
The scares might not satisfy those old enough to vote, but it should provide mild chills for its target audience.
August 16, 2018
Teen ghost story adaptation is macabre enough to entertain.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
August 16, 2018
With each new element, "Down a Dark Hall" reveals itself, with improbable delight, to be genuinely strange - a movie in which viewers can pick their own pleasure, no two spectators having exactly the same experience.
August 15, 2018
Its elegant subtlety feels refreshing in this era of over-the-top horror films.
August 14, 2018
This supernatural chiller is a delightfully sneaky surprise.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 7, 2018
Well-acted horror, with frights, laughs and pathos.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
August 6, 2018
It is cinema that's offered as a rite of passage between two worlds, between the real and the other, between youth and death. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
August 2, 2018
The most interesting part of the show is its base, and its artistic sensibility. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 1, 2018
Everything seems to invite us into these stylistic codes. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 12, 2018
An atmospheric and terrifying exercise in juvenile sadomasochism. [Full Review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 7, 2018
Dispiritingly bland gothic nonsense, more concerned with gloomy atmosphere and trite adolescent angst than with creating a compelling story.
Full Review | Original Score: C-
August 30, 2018
The over-the-top acting and unconvincing special effects, along with the lack of any true element of horror, make the film difficult to watch at times.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
August 22, 2018
This murky, muddled attempt at Gothic horror set in a school is pretty to look at, but gets an F in the subject of scares.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/5
August 19, 2018
The mood is agreeably creepy but the plot grows increasingly silly.
Full Review | Original Score: C
August 18, 2018
Moody and creepy, this Gothic thriller is admirable in its effort to achieve subtle scares but ultimately too tame to truly thrill - though it does feature a reasonably satisfying finale.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
August 17, 2018
Some stylish touches are undone by overwrought genre tropes and an abundance of supernatural nonsense.
August 17, 2018
Down a Dark Hall eventually goes Down a Convoluted Tunnel, with some admittedly creepy but also just plain crazy sequences.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
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