Apr 1, 2017
Fans of the genre will rejoice in the rare sight of a new kind of threat. They will celebrate further at the director's success in satisfactorily exploiting a challenging premise.
Mar 31, 2017
This chilling chamber piece from the Norwegian director Andr Ovredal is an exercise in restrained horror.
Mar 30, 2017
The second half is merely morbid runaround, punctuating its soundtrack crashes with self-justifying footnotes on historical misogyny.
Mar 28, 2017
Creates a successful feeling of mounting dread punctuated by crashing thunder and surgical viscera.
Mar 27, 2017
An enjoyably twisty little throat-grabber.
Mar 26, 2017
It's hard to think of another film that has brought such lip-smacking relish to its sound design.
Feb 2, 2017
A lean indie horror flick that manages to creep us out even before getting to the part that's meant to be truly unsettling.
Jan 27, 2017
For at least the first 50 of its 100 minutes, Andre vredal's coroner horror story is nearly flawless.
Jan 24, 2017
It burns me when a film starts with such promise, to fail when wrapping up it's ending. Unfortunately, The Autopsy of Jane Doe is a huge let down.
Jan 12, 2017
Essentially a chamber piece for Brian Cox and Emile Hirsch, the film benefits from the actors' skills and their believable father/son rapport.
Jan 5, 2017
A cut above most horror flicks, especially the jump-scare-heavy fare that tends to be dumped into multiplexes this time of year.
Jan 5, 2017
Even when the movie's falling into a straighter line, the early emphasis on quietly nuanced characterizations and a measured pace give the danger more dimension.
Dec 30, 2016
Even with an ending that doesn't quite work I still kind of loved this chilling horror opus, and as such I'm eager to dive into its macabre layers again relatively soon.
Dec 23, 2016
You could do a lot worse than this effective little chiller from the director of the 2010 Norwegian cult cheapie, Trollhunter.
Dec 21, 2016
vredal offers a more sophisticated and scarier story that pulls audiences to the edge of their seats, then pitches them back in genuine fright.
Dec 21, 2016
This morbid film takes body horror to a new level, but leaves its brains behind.
Dec 20, 2016
Gruesome without being gory, "The Autopsy of Jane Doe" achieves real scares with a minimum of special effects.
Dec 20, 2016
Seemingly torn between more refined art house pretensions and knowingly pulpy schlock, The Autopsy of Jane Doe ultimately feels like an unsatisfactory compromise between the two.
Dec 16, 2016
This is cinema's most comprehensive look at the gruesome business of necropsy since The Act of Seeing with One's Own Eyes.
Dec 16, 2016
The Autopsy of Jane Doe is basically a great haunted house movie-the house just happens to be the morgue.