You Should Have Left Reviews

June 24, 2020
The house is more interesting than the story itself.
June 22, 2020
In the realm of throwaway horror flicks, there's a place for You Should Have Left. It doesn't deliver enough to warrant being labeled as more.
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June 22, 2020
But the movie itself turns out to be a much shoddier bit of carpentry... it builds a ponderous Blumhouse haunted house-one whose "scares" are just hints of a secret the audience will figure out faster than intended.
June 22, 2020
You Should Have Left will, however, make you seriously rethink your next Airbnb rental. And maybe even push you to watch Mortdecai, just to see what a real horror looks like.
June 22, 2020
"You Should Have Left's" slow-burn never manages to catch fire.
June 19, 2020
Time to head for the door.
June 19, 2020
The tension escalates quite effectively, but the payoff feels weak, because the thing - or person, or whatever - that we're supposed to be most scared of is hardly as scary as the buildup.
June 19, 2020
A moody but oddly inert thriller whose title is the best advice no one in any house-horror movie ever took.
June 19, 2020
David Koepp's haunted-house story entertains despite getting lost in its own corridors.
June 18, 2020
It might have worked as a drama, but as horror, it's a disaster.
June 18, 2020
The film begins at ugh and ends at dang. You don't yell at the screen so much as yawn at it.
June 18, 2020
You Should Have Left should have left our nerves frayed and our dreams haunted but instead, it leaves us cold.
June 18, 2020
You Should Have Left" has a nifty throwback feel... Kevin Bacon plays the guy seeking to unwind in a very creepy house, adding an extra degree of class to this spare and modest exercise.
June 18, 2020
Kevin Bacon and David Koepp may not work enough, but they should both be working on better projects than this one.
June 18, 2020
"You Should Have Left" is horror for a thinking audience.
June 18, 2020
For those who've plumbed the depths of Netflix during this pandemic and are desperate for something new and creepy, "You Should Have Left" might serve to pass an evening. For those looking for something original and memorable, this ain't it.
June 18, 2020
Sure, it's creepy as hell and very stylish to boot, but "You Should Have Left" essentially plays like a scaled-down Blumhouse riff on "The Shining," only with slightly shorter hallways and considerably less ambition.
June 18, 2020
If our heroes "should have left" this too-big villa while they had the choice, Blumhouse should also know when to move on, and not book this enjoyable but unexceptional thriller for a second stay.
June 18, 2020
The movie won't disturb your dreams, but it grabs hold of you and keeps tugging.
June 18, 2020
Both Seyfried and Essex do solid work, but "You Should Have Left" mainly serves as a showcase for Bacon to move through various states of dread and horror.