What Keeps You Alive Reviews

October 31, 2018
Despite a few predictable beats, "What Keeps You Alive" offers plenty of effective jolts, helped along by the chemistry between leads Anderson and Allen.
October 31, 2018
That being said, the victory of What Keeps You Alive is not its heart-thumping (and a little too long) second act, but the question of survival versus vengeance the film raises.
October 31, 2018
Nonetheless, it's an entertaining and well-crafted effort from a resourceful indie team who've scored enough respectable base hits to date that one might reasonably expect them to deliver a home-run any time now.
August 24, 2018
The dead center of the movie is a protracted rowboat chase no amount of thumping music can rescue. What Keeps You Alive barely picks up from there.
August 24, 2018
Effectively eerie and unnerving.
Top Critic
August 23, 2018
As it's unfolding, What Keeps You Alive delivers on its promise and serves as yet another reminder that cabins in the woods are to hapless movie characters what sausage grinders are to livestock.
August 23, 2018
This is the kind of movie where even knowing the genre might be considered a spoiler.
August 23, 2018
Colin Minihan, the writer and director of this stylish horror film, understands that what really matters in such genre entertainments is not what it is, but how it's done.
August 21, 2018
Spy vs. Spy by way of The Revenant, only better directed.
August 20, 2018
The fake-endings and flimsy manipulations pile up, until the very last frame of the film - in which Minihan adds a sound cue likely to inspire derisive snorts from viewers who've gone with him thus far.
July 10, 2018
This is a solid genre exercise, as most of Minihan's films have been, and the kind of thing you're likely to catch late at night on Shudder and wonder why more people didn't tell you about it before.