Come Out and Play Synopsis
A day in paradise quickly turns into a struggle for survival.
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Slant Magazine

By Nick Schager
Makinov's film expertly crafts a sense of dawning madness that hinges on its villains' unspoken fury at their elders.
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70

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
Stripped down and edited for disequilibrium rather than clarity, “Play” is less interested in pandering to gorehounds than in highlighting...
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Frank Scheck
This nastily efficient horror film delivers genuine chills.
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67

Austin Chronicle

By Marjorie Baumgarten
Come Out and Play is a good example of how to eke out film thrills with a minimum of elements. Makinov should prove to be a filmmaker to...
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50

Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
A one-man band known as Makinov — he wrote, directed, produced, shot, edited and ran sound here — has done a pretty decent job in the...
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40

Time Out New York

By Eric Hynes
This remake of ’70s Spanish horror film "Who Can Kill a Child?" is less a contemporary upgrade than an eagerly creaky exploitative...
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Village Voice

By Scott Foundas
Even by the standards of the genre, the characters behave with astonishing stupidity, while Makinov tries repeatedly to mine suspense from...
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Edgey Hitcockian Horror

By drewsmit24
The Birds meets Lord of the Flies Though low-budget the concept is hauntingly original....

An excellent psychological thriller

By maddramaqueen
While at the beginning it does seem to drag along, overall this film is an excellent horror movie. Filled with some highly disturbing images, the director clearly has a great understanding of the...

Not scary at all

By ethansafai
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Rated NR | For Involving Children, Strong Disturbing Violence and Some Language