Here Comes the Devil Reviews

September 7, 2014
The film builds to an effectively tense climax, but spends much of its runtime bogged down by tonally incongruous sub-plots that alternate between boring and nonsensical.
February 20, 2014
There's probably a frightening movie in there somewhere, or at least a darkly intriguing one, but this version can't unravel the chills of a half-glimpsed mystery.
February 13, 2014
An auteur like Carlos Reygadas would have taken this in a worthwhile direction, and he did something like this with his significantly artier film Post Tenebras Lux.
January 30, 2014
Fuses the grindhouse with the arthouse into an interesting but unsatisfying hybrid.
January 30, 2014
Has mood but no real presence, making the movie a grab bag of lustful encounters and skin-ripping gore, while submitting the most vaginally-inspired imagery of the film year.
December 13, 2013
"Here Comes the Devil" is a horror movie. The problem is that writer-director Adrin Garca Bogliano can't decide what kind of horror movie he wants it to be.
December 12, 2013
A muddled supernatural thriller that fails to capitalize on either its horrific prologue or eerie location.
December 11, 2013
Better sex scenes than scary scenes. Too few of either to make a difference.
December 11, 2013
But once it becomes clear that the children really are possessed -- cue the flickering lights and late-night levitation -- Here Comes the Devil settles into an all-too familiar groove.
December 10, 2013
Here Comes The Devil embraces a certain amount of midnight movie fun, but with a lack of true horror, you'll be screaming "WHAT?!" for all the wrong reasons.
December 9, 2013
Intriguing if ultimately less than satisfying.
December 9, 2013
The film is eventually revealed as less interested in subverting or playing off its influences than rigorously retracing them.
November 12, 2013
It exudes an effective creepiness and a free-wheeling attitude to both hot and horrible sexuality, but Adrian Garcia Bogliano's bad-seed opus Here Comes The Devil doesn't amount to much more than a stylish ode to 70's giallo-esque excess.
September 30, 2012
An uncommonly tedious horror effort...