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Pet Reviews

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October 30, 2018
Best viewed as a wacky horror romance filled with enough gallows humor to satiate the Coen Brothers.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
October 16, 2018
The tension ratchets up spectacularly and your blood pressure rises in the anticipation of what may lie behind the next corner.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.3/10
August 24, 2018
Pet is a psychological horror that dares to be not only different, but also memorable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
November 14, 2017
If the first part of the film is solved with technical soundness ... everything changes when the plot takes a bizarre, rather than unexpected, turn. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
July 13, 2017
This cunningly nasty psychological horror thriller does a good job of wrong-footing the viewer.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
March 20, 2017
Psychosis come in many forms here, and as these two characters negotiate with each other where one's ideal ends and the other's begins, Torrens treats the viewer to a twisted sadomasochistic love story.
December 13, 2016
It becomes a more enjoyable movie around the midway point, but it also becomes a lesser one.
December 6, 2016
The film is engrossing, thanks to the director's skill at delivering sustained tension, and the excellent performances.
December 2, 2016
... doesn't get under the skin as intended, in part because of the obvious way the scheme unravels.
December 2, 2016
Pet sputters and pants its way to a kind of twist, one that's genuinely misogynist on the one hand but also too cretinous to be authentically repellent.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/4
December 1, 2016
The films zigs where you expect a depraved zag, resulting in a smart and unsettling tale ...
December 1, 2016
[Its] strengths ... are undermined by a story that gives Seth an out and seems to suggest that we should forgive him. Not likely.
December 1, 2016
The screenplay quickly loses this moral clarity as the plot twists pile up and the power balances shift.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
December 1, 2016
If you can't respect your audience enough to connect obvious plot items, they surely won't respect you back.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/10
December 1, 2016
The constant power flipping allows for some interesting explorations of both the misogyny and misandry demonstrated by the main characters, and the way they justify their actions through the philosophical lens of love and sacrifice.
December 1, 2016
[An] ambitious psychological thriller that's unlikely to attract mainstream audiences but should play well with horror buffs.
October 31, 2016
[A] suspenseful mystery thriller which initially seems a straight lift from Fowles' book but develops in other, surprising directions.
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