The Hallow (The Woods) Reviews

November 19, 2015
This ecologically themed horror movie scores points for atmosphere and imagination, though it isn't particularly scary. The characters are little more than ciphers, so I wasn't inclined to root for them when they got into trouble.
November 19, 2015
In a departure from the sexually active teens of most slasher movies, "The Hallow" plays on more grown-up fears: keeping your family safe and steering clear of a vengeful Mother Nature.
November 12, 2015
This backwoods monster movie boasts compelling performances, eye-catching creatures and an effective blend of practical and digital effects.
November 12, 2015
Amid all the horror and the black ooze, there emerges a deeply touching story about the power of love.
November 10, 2015
Pretty quickly, you'll be suffering from fiend fatigue.
November 6, 2015
High on atmosphere and chills, but only passable when it comes to anything beyond surface-deep emotional content. It's almost there, but just shy of greatness.
November 5, 2015
John Nolan's old-school effects are wicked good, and Martijn van Broekhuizen's mossy photography is pleasingly sinister.
November 3, 2015
The Hallow offers plenty of scares and is unnerving from wire to wire, wrapping up the second act with a bang and red-lining the tension until the end.
January 31, 2015
It takes time for "The Hallow" to get rolling, but once it reaches a bang-up final act, genre fans could walk out clamoring for a sequel.
January 30, 2015
[A] viscerally scary fantasy horror tale ...