The Tall Man Reviews

February 4, 2013
The Tall Man comes as close as anything in recent years at matching the better monster-of-the-week episodes of The X-Files.
November 15, 2012
for all this thriller's tautness, its true horror emerges from the uncomfortable ethical questions that it poses - and leaves us to answer for ourselves in the dark.
October 4, 2012
Laugier, as was the case with Martyrs, takes the story in a completely unpredictable and, for a while, baffling direction.
September 4, 2012
Works surprisingly well, given where it winds up. Give it a chance if you're looking for an unexpected surprise.
September 2, 2012
Leaving behind any trace of her eye-candy image, Jessica Biel delivers the performance of her career in 'The Tall Man.'
September 1, 2012
A spooky and atmospheric little thriller that contains some actual and unexpected surprises.
August 31, 2012
If you're a parent who ever, for one cold-sweat second, lost sight of your child at a playground - "The Tall Man" will tap into your darkest fears. And then make them even darker.
August 30, 2012
"The Tall Man" opens like a ghost story and closes with its feet firmly in the real world. Until then, Pascal Laugier's chilly little thriller manhandles our sympathies and gladdens our eyes in almost equal measure.
August 30, 2012
It's novel, thought-provoking, and defiant of genre expectations.
August 30, 2012
Pascal Laugier's film illustrates the problem of class mobility with a dark, troubling premise that holds a harsh light up to our own assumptions and expectations.
July 30, 2012
Almost to the same degree as Laugier's Martyrs, it changes its game midway through and makes audiences radically shift sympathies as its plot develops.
March 13, 2012
A sly, strange and subtly engaging horror story that will no doubt leave several viewers angry, confused, or arguing on twitter.