Still/Born Reviews

November 6, 2019
Still/Born may not cleverly shake themes about like Prevenge - morphing motherhood fears into something unexpected - but that doesn't weaken messages.
August 17, 2018
As far as independent horror films go, Still/Born is one of the better psychological tales that you will find on the market today, although this might not altogether be the case if it wasn't for our leading lady.
August 9, 2018
Director Brandon Christensen successfully constructs a thriller filled with suspense and intrigue. [Full Review in Spanish]
August 7, 2018
By creating a mystery rooted in more psychological terrors than supernatural ones they create a good atmosphere and some legitimately functional scares. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 9, 2018
An entertaining horror film.
May 21, 2018
Still/Born is a genuinely original horror movie that gives a knowing glance to Rosemary's Baby and Gaslight while offering a disarming mix of humor and scares.
February 9, 2018
An inspired-enough take on a woman's horror, where the fear of losing her other baby becomes a terror itself, as expressed through an excellent performance.
February 8, 2018
Works most effectively in its subtler, more enigmatic moments than when it indulges in familiar horror film conventions. Nevertheless, it does offer a consistent level of tension, a few decent scares and a terrific lead turn by Christie Burke.
February 8, 2018
Christensen and co-writer Colin Minihan mostly repeat old beats from suburban supernatural horror films like "Poltergeist" and "Paranormal Activity," but strong actors and lean, unfussy storytelling ought to be more than enough to please genre buffs.
February 2, 2018
There's enough the film does well that it wouldn't be amiss on any horror enthusiast's shelf...the thin story is boosted by the competency of everyone involved. It's just that it falls into one of the frustrating categories of film: missed opportunity.
September 1, 2017
Ultimately, this is an insidious and deeply unsettling focus on real issues with a supernatural twist.
August 31, 2017
Still/Born gives Burke full rein and reaps the rewards.
August 31, 2017
Burke ... is outstanding as the fragile, yet determined heroine who is terrorised beyond the bounds of sanity but has to remember that she might be doing all this to herself.
August 29, 2017
Christensen simultaneously offers a sensitive insider's view of the anxieties and pathologies that can come with motherhood, and the horror of a vulnerable woman's struggle with a malevolent baby-eating she-devil.
August 15, 2017
Deal[s] sensitively with its protagonist's sense of loss and depression while positioning itself as the dark post-partum reverse of Roman Polanski's classic Rosemary's Baby (1968)