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Let's Be Evil (2016)




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Step into a virtual reality nightmare. Desperately in need of money to care for a sick parent, Jenny takes a job supervising children at a learning center for gifted students. But when she and two other new employees are ushered into a maximum-security underground bunker where eerily robotic children are outfitted with augmented reality glasses, Jenny finds herself thrust into a disturbing technological experiment in which she is an unwitting player in a terrifying virtual game. This future shock brain-bender is a creepy kids thriller for our tech-addicted culture.

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Isabelle Allen
as Cassandra
Paul Casar
as Freddy
Brooke Johnston
as Newsroom Anchor
Owen Martin
as Telephone Caller
Jonathan Willis
as Voice of the Facility
Aimee Wright
as Candidate
Jules Brown
as Jenny's Father
Jamie Bernadette
as Body of Arial
Jonathan Willis
as Voice of the Facility
Billie Wilson
as Crying Candidate
Tiffany Kemp
as Candidate
James McNeill
as Newsroom Guest
Morgan Dodero
as Candidate
Daisy Foster
as Candidate
Jemima Winter
as Candidate
Bobby Williams
as Male Candidate
Bronte Page
as Candidate
Natasha Moore
as Voice of Arial
Natasha Moore
as Voice of Arial
Kieran Dodding
as Candidate
Sophie Willis
as Young Jenny
Shirley Clemmet
as Jenny's Mother
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Critic Reviews for Let's Be Evil

All Critics (10) | Top Critics (3)

The movie's relentless one-note tone makes its final twist, such as it is, entirely predictable and pat.

August 5, 2016 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

A strong twist ending and a creative use of effects helps "Let's Be Evil" overcome its limitations.

August 4, 2016 | Full Review…

Let's Be Evil's vision of the future is ... tantalizing but shortsighted.

August 3, 2016 | Full Review…

There's always a sense of something being held back, unduly restrained, so the film doesn't punch the way it should.

October 28, 2016 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

[A] cautionary tale that tackles modern schooling issues and refreshes terror-tot fiction like Village of the Damned.

October 28, 2016 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

The effects work is unusually sophisticated. Yet there's no dressing up some desperately ordinary stalk-and-slashing, and the budget undermines the world-building ...

October 27, 2016 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Audience Reviews for Let's Be Evil


Appalling movie. You are left searching for the plot and suspense!

Film Crazy
Film Crazy

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A great candidate for Letterboxd's "Synth Score/Neon Aesthetic" list, but otherwise not much on offer.

Gimly M.
Gimly M.

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