Hellions Reviews

September 25, 2015
This creepfest initially serves up some good horror-flick fun, but seems to lose the plot as the wind kicks up and the sky changes colour and the chase goes on and on ...
September 24, 2015
In its best moments, Hellions is interesting and perplexing and worth soaking in, in the sense that one would admire a Hieronymus Bosch-inspired painting. But without at least one foot on the ground, it doesn't inspire fear.
September 24, 2015
Some of the horror tropes being played with here - Rosemary's Baby is a clear touchstone - are staying up way past their bedtime.
September 19, 2015
A perfect, light midnight movie that should go great with light drinks, good company, and a warm blanket.
September 17, 2015
"Hellions" is art book horror, something to flip through but never truly eerie or scary.
September 17, 2015
As the terror shifts from suggested to explicit, the eeriness wanes and this supernatural story becomes muddled.
September 17, 2015
Even at 81 minutes, Hellions feels padded out, running out of plot after an unsatisfying expository scene halfway through and relying on visual gimmickry to make up the rest.
September 15, 2015
Hellions is unsettling, but in all the wrong ways.
September 14, 2015
Bruce McDonald's latest is a genre-freak-only affair that even at 81 minutes feels like a joke that takes much too long reaching its punch line.
September 13, 2015
An unpleasant muddle of the visceral and the abstract.