The Girl With All the Gifts Reviews

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October 9, 2019
Treading familiar ground with slightly different shoes, The Girl With All the Gifts revitalises a tired subgenre, disappointing conclusion aside.
April 16, 2019
28 Days Later meets Matilda in a spine-tinglingly eerie premise.
March 13, 2019
Though falling short in obtaining the profundity it targets, McCarthy's attempt to question the definition of life, and who deserves it, is intriguing.
December 19, 2018
I'll admit to a swell of patriotic pride as Brit zombies wobbled aimlessly in front of a few of my favourite stores. This UK-set story employs some classic tropes yet its allegories never overwhelm an ambivalent tale that's both exciting and questioning.
December 10, 2018
[GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS] takes a completely played out genre and turns the world of the zombies into something poetic and original.
December 8, 2018
The Girl With All The Gifts is a raging inferno of entertainment and thought provoking fiction that transcends the genres and fads it is borne of and becomes a great new thing.
November 5, 2018
That The Girl With All the Gifts feels like a spiritual sequel to Danny Boyle's 28 Days Later should be praise enough.
November 1, 2018
The Girl with All the Gifts isn't quite a revelation, but it's certainly a worthwhile attempt that almost reaches revelatory status.
August 28, 2018
There is always something new that can be done with a good idea, and The Girl With All The Gifts proves this handily.
August 28, 2018
Chalk this up as competent, but unspectacular.
August 25, 2018
The Girl with All the Gifts because it is a refreshing spin on zombies. It is by far one of the most layered zombie films I have come across.
August 21, 2018
The film is dark and goes all the places that conventionally would be steered away from.
February 2, 2018
Based on M.R. Carey's novel, this thing holds together quite well thanks to director Colm McCarthy, and it boasts some nice performances by Gemma Arterton, Paddy Considine, and Glenn Close as the humans.
November 25, 2017
Filled with bleak-yet-gorgeous scenery and meditations on survival.
November 10, 2017
The Girl with All the Gifts may be a zombie movie, but it's remarkably unencumbered by fidelity to the canon it cannibalizes.
October 18, 2017
Some of the set-dressing seems a bit obvious and there's a slight shortage of plot, but a strong ending and good late twist ensures it just about finishes in front.
October 17, 2017
At least one terrific and original set-piece, some fascinating design, and, most intriguingly, an out-of-the-box performance from Glenn Close, playing a military scientist with military precision.
October 16, 2017
With its dystopian setting housing superhuman teens and zombies, The Girl With All the Gifts seems like a movie generated by a Young Adult Entertainment algorithm.
September 21, 2017
This thriller works because of its strong cast, particularly newcomer Nanua.
September 20, 2017
Ends up being situated to a subtle and sublime omni-exterminator side of the recent zombie fantasies. [Full review in Spanish]
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