The Canal Reviews

May 7, 2019
It'd be closer to greatness if only the entire final reel hadn't squandered all that horrifying potential by going with a conclusion that's far too typical.
March 16, 2019
An irish horror movie that lacks spirit, substance and a coherent script. It's weird that horror movie characters, to this day, still make lousy decisions. [Full review in Spanish].
November 23, 2016
A film that at first seemed worthy of an heir to Lynch, Fincher or Polanski's cinema but ends up bordering on ridicule. [Full review in Spanish]
April 5, 2016
A truly original horror film isn't easy to come by these days... The Canal, isn't the film that's going to change that, but it does have its positives.
May 5, 2015
This Dublin-set horror rehashes every haunted-house trick in the book.
October 9, 2014
Over all, the action is too cryptic, and the pedestrian dialogue doesn't help.
April 19, 2014
Unlike David Lynch, Kavanagh isn't interested in catching ideas like fish, of linking the degradation of film to the degradation of consciousness.