The Devil's Candy Reviews

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April 17, 2020
The film is great and done with a boatload of talent, bringing the scares in a creeping in way that builds things up at a steady pace and makes the film stand out in terms of delivering on its promises ...
March 30, 2020
The Devil's Candy features a tight script, solid performances, and a riveting premise that proves Byrne dodged the sophomore jinx.
October 7, 2019
[The Devil's Candy] manages to be moving, involving, terrifying, funny, sad and instantly memorable - often all at once.
September 14, 2019
The Devil's Candy carefully burns one end of the candle, creating a hellish canvas which has been tarnished by the brush of evil. The descent into child sacrifice is a soulless and disturbing affair, one that can only find saviour in...
May 6, 2019
Director Sean Byrne brings the supernatural straight into collision with utterly human, family drama with an innovative twist.
November 13, 2018
The question lingers whether Byrne will send his characters to purgatory, he leaves no such doubt about the film being fun as hell.
November 2, 2018
The Devil's Candy is fitting proof that director Sean Byrne is no one-trick pony and can deftly change genres with skill and verve.
November 2, 2018
The Devil's Candy is a haunting film that perfectly melds disturbing events, satanic forces, dark imagery, and metal.
October 17, 2018
...a singular serving of satanic sweetness that left me craving more...
February 2, 2018
[Pruitt Taylor Vince] knocks it out of the park in this movie. Just about every time he walked on frame he just gave me chills. He's such an unsettling presence in this film.
December 20, 2017
It's one of the scariest movies you can stream.
October 16, 2017
Sadly, the film whiffs the baroque climactic good-versus-evil confrontation and trots out too many clichs getting there.
September 20, 2017
"The Devil's Candy" is smart genre filmmaking, a taut juggling of the menacing and the character-centric.
September 18, 2017
...a short, sharp shock of terror...
August 8, 2017
Horror fans in search of a smarter-than-average thriller that will make their hearts race and their viscera quiver should not miss this one.
May 17, 2017
There is something eerily special and surprisingly heartfelt about Sean Byrne's The Devil's Candy.
April 28, 2017
Byrne directs scenes of terror with a visual aestheticism unmatched by most of his contemporaries.
April 27, 2017
The Devil is a source of inspiration in The Devil's Candy, an unsettling horror film about dueling methods of confronting that inspiration.
April 27, 2017
The Devil's Candy settles for a standard-issue hellfire finale, one that obliterates what tattered credibility remains in Byrne's story.
April 20, 2017
The Devil's Candy isn't particularly bloody in and of itself. It suggests acts of terrible evil far more than it shows, and is all the more intense for it. Highly recommended.
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