Great start, mediocre finish, kinda worth seeing

By dannypants
Written July 31, 2016
I can't say that this is the best movie of its kind or anything, but there wee some genuine chills and a del Toro's incredible visual style. Without giving anything away I;'ll just say that the motivation of "mama" made no sense. It was an OK movie that could have been exquisite if the writing were better. But that said, this is worth seeing in the theater (unless your budget or time is in too short supply cos there are better films out there). I was entertained for most of it, just left slightly disappointed. Still glad I saw it.
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Don't bother.

By Dragngt
Written December 05, 2016
While the movie was good, the ending was horrific. It leaves more questions than answers and doesn't make sense. The concept was good, the acting and story worked well but some things just made NO sense at all and it was blatant.
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Dollar Show Value

By CousinJesse
Written August 27, 2016
This is not my normal type of show, but once a year I am asked to pick one scary movie and this was it for 2013. It has a good creepy/scary factor no blood (great), but the ending ties nothing out. I'm still trying to figure out what happened and if there is to be a part 2 I will not be attending.
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Its not the best but not the worst movie either

By yaneli216
Written May 29, 2017
Its pretty creepy. Im not sure if I would say scary but definitely creepy! Didn't exactly like this movie but it was different so if you like "creepy" stuff go watch it!
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Very Surprised, Very Good Movie.

By mrodone999
Written September 27, 2016
This was a very good movie and worth the admission price. The story itself is a very sad tale when you think about it and the story is very believable. This is not a horrifyingly scary movie but scary none the less and small children should not be allowed to watch it! The acting is very good and the two young actresses do a wonderful job. The directing and effects in the movie are also very good. Also, the characters come off as quite believable. I saw this movie with my wife, although she normally hates any scary flick she really loved this one. She screamed, yelled and squeezed by arm for most of the movie! We sat with about 35-45 others when watched the movie, I had not heard so much yelling, gasping and screaming since the original exorcist movie came out in the seventies. This is much much better that all of the paranormal and grudge type movies that keep coming out. I'd pay to see it again!
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