Pyewacket Reviews

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March 19, 2018
Simultaneously scares the hell out of you and puts you through the emotional wringer.
March 9, 2018
an insidious slow burn that from the start deploys sinuous tracking shots to evoke either dreamy dissociation or a disembodied, predatory presence, & carefully builds to a climax as harrowingly tragic & emotionally honest as it is frightening.
March 7, 2018
There's nothing especially unusual here, but Pyewacket delivers on its premise and acts as a reminder that a thorough approach to the craft of storytelling will always give a film that bit more bite.
December 8, 2017
When it comes to staking out a place for himself in that spectrum, MacDonald occupies a bland centre - stuck in the middle with ewww.
December 8, 2017
But one of Pyewacket's triumphs is the way it keeps its horrors grounded in reality, and its character in the forefront, proving you can be both smart and pretty scary; a good lesson for the genre.
December 7, 2017
A horror-lite film that barely increases the heart rate.
September 28, 2017
MacDonald is trying to be a filmmaker of ideas here, but the metaphor doesn't develop or deepen as the film goes on.
September 25, 2017
Slow Burn 'Pyewacket' Delivers Brooding Heavy Metal Horror.
September 15, 2017
The heavy-handed score, narrow performances and weak dialogue all fail to justify a provocative ending that overturns the exorcising conventions of the genre.
September 15, 2017
A simple premise, a steady build-up, and a fantastically creepy third act that lands with a punch to the gut.
September 12, 2017
The more I've thought about the film since seeing it, the more I've come to appreciate the restraint, which is a rare quality in horror films.
September 11, 2017
Pyewacket maintains an uneasy tension rooted in believable human frailty.
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