Werewolf Reviews

March 2, 2018
Her characters are a little too blank to sustain interest through an entire film, but this modest indie generates a haunting mood of 21st-century despair.
February 28, 2018
The performers don't seem like they're acting at all, which contributes to the film's unsettling power.
February 28, 2018
Werewolf unmistakably announces McKenzie as a potentially significant new voice, gifted enough to make well-trod ground seem newly landscaped.
February 27, 2018
Its story may be thin, its characters not particularly original, but McKenzie's use of cinematic language is savvy and novel, finding complexity where others might find only emptiness.
February 26, 2018
Working with the cinematographer Scott Moore, McKenzie frames her characters with a radical obliqueness, visually conveying their wounded tenderness and stifled fury and evoking mortal struggles with minuscule gestures.
June 2, 2017
In plumbing the pitch black, Werewolf offers the distinct hope of a brighter future - at least, a brighter future for Canadian cinema.
June 1, 2017
McKenzie has effectively drawn us in, although lack of narrative makes the film frustratingly slow in spots.
February 10, 2017
A stark, disquieting portrait of a pair of recovering drug addicts trying to scrape by in the suburban wilderness of Cape Breton Island.
September 21, 2016
The familiarity and predictability of its scenario about co-dependency in the lower depths make the relatively short Canadian indie seem longer than it is.