Lavender Reviews

March 8, 2017
The screenplay, co-written by Gass-Donnelly with Colin Frizzell, manages to be simultaneously lacking in coherence and utterly predictable, with viewers earning no points for guessing which one of the characters turns out to be the villain.
Top Critic
March 8, 2017
Boring, derivative, and infuriatingly illogical, Lavender is a ghost story with no thrills, no surprises, and no sense.
March 2, 2017
"Lavender" means well, but it ultimately proves that not all ghosts need a backstory. Often, just being scary - even inexplicably - is more important than being meaningful.
March 1, 2017
As old-fashioned as Hitchcock's Spellbound, Lavender presents the unlocking of suppressed horrors as a freeing experience, without the messiness of further analysis.
November 4, 2016
Leaves no clich unturned ...
November 3, 2016
[Donnelly] draws strong performances from his cast, especially Abbie Cornish, who's compelling as a damaged woman who finds herself doubting everything around her.
April 19, 2016
Another return to "return of the repressed" ghost-story terrain, "Lavender" unearths few new surprises yet reconfirms the efficacy of its genre's most hallowed conventions.