The Dyatlov Pass Incident (Devil's Pass) Reviews

August 22, 2019
There usually comes a point when anyone behaving rationally would stop filming a horrific experience, and Devil's Pass hits that early on.
June 11, 2019
If you are going to do a movie like Devil's Pass or Chernobyl Diaries - both that have such a mysterious and creepy back story - you need to do it well.
February 28, 2019
The final act feels somewhat tacked on and crosses the line between fantastical to slightly amusing ridiculousness.
September 3, 2013
The decision to assemble it as a found-footage thriller makes it feel like yet another Blair Witch knock-off. And the plot seems to run out of ideas before the end.
August 28, 2013
I'm not suggest Harlin deserves better than the tepid frights of Devil's Pass, but chasing a tired trend with minimal storytelling heft doesn't do him any favors.
August 28, 2013
Despite drawing influence from a fascinating real-life event, this sloppily directed, largely tension-free found footage film sticks too closely to genre formula.
August 28, 2013
Its grab at realism makes the artifice highly conspicuous.
August 26, 2013
Harlan's film -- written by Vikram Weet -- is a routine low-budget genre picture, with blandly attractive young actors overmatched by the freakiness lurking in the wilderness.
August 25, 2013
If you know nothing of this incident you'll be intrigued, as I was. But the explanation, which involves another curious tale from the 1940s that continues to fascinate conspiracy theorists, is difficult to swallow.
August 22, 2013
An hour of waiting for something to happen followed by 30 minutes of silliness.
August 22, 2013
As Renny Harlin's career progresses, it seems more and more that his early gems were merely happy accidents.
August 22, 2013
Since found-footage movies are purportedly shot by the characters, hiring a muscular action filmmaker like Renny Harlin seems like overkill.