Ghost Stories Reviews

October 29, 2018
It's a letdown to find that there's nothing at the bottom of a box of tricks which in themselves are not as clever as they could have been.
May 23, 2018
Ghost Stories has more genuine scares than most horror movies, so it almost seems a bit unfair when it's funny too.
May 4, 2018
This film nails its black humor and finds a bizarre but satisfying conclusion to manage all the loose ends.
May 3, 2018
The element that's too often missing from horror is one that Dyson and Nyman relish: fun.
April 26, 2018
The filmmakers trust the audience, and benefit from a trio of excellent performances by the subjects of each story.
April 26, 2018
"Ghost Stories" is nothing if not nostalgic: for old-fashioned creepshows that send a mordant chill down the spine, shadows as sinister as the specters within them, and audiences freshly eager to peer into both.
April 24, 2018
It's still a horror movie, all right, but the nature of the fright is less supernatural, and more solid.
April 22, 2018
With a movie title like Ghost Stories, you'd expect a few decent frights.
April 20, 2018
Ghost Stories doesn't reinvent the wheel in any way, but it owes a debt to films that modern genre filmmakers might have forgotten.
April 20, 2018
It's a cheeky, devilish anthology of three horror stories tied together by a central mystery, and pound for pound, it's one of the creepiest movies of the year so far.
April 20, 2018
Like the films it pays homage to, "Ghost Stories" is more classy than chilling; but each of its dark, twisty tales is smartly staged.
April 19, 2018
Managing to feel at once painfully slow and bafflingly truncated, this creaky triptych of not-so-scary tales is a tame curiosity of movie nostalgia.
April 17, 2018
Ghost Stories works best as an exercise in nostalgia. Those seeking hardcore, modern-day scares will be disappointed.
April 6, 2018
This triptych of horror tales is presided over with assurance and some seriously mordant wit by Jeremy Dyson and Andy Nyman.
April 6, 2018
Updating the portmanteau horrors of the Seventies with postmodern sleight-of-hand...
April 5, 2018
A potent blend of personal and political that's genuinely haunting.
Top Critic
March 29, 2018
There's the phantom of a psychothriller for the ages inside "Ghost Stories" that never quite fights its way out of the film's tightly structured creepshow homage, but the goosebumps it raises are real, and honestly earned.
October 8, 2017
Ghost Stories is a witty and well-crafted love letter to old-school horror tropes.
October 5, 2017
Nyman and Dyson have created a weird world of menace, despair and decay.