In The Dark Half
In The Dark Half (2012)

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
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Critic Score: 63% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dave Calhoun
Time Out

Siddons maintains a threatening atmosphere and crafts suggestively with silence.

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Philip French
Observer [UK]

Ambitious, but disappointing.

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Josh Winning
Total Film

Part kitchen sink-er, part pseudo-ghost story, this has a firm grasp on the genres it casually straddles, with creepy sound design fostering a dreamy, portentous mood.

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Tara Brady
Irish Times

A little more invention and Siddons might have created a cult smash. Instead, we're left using words like "promise" and "potential".

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Catherine Shoard
Guardian

As a calling card for director Alastair Siddons, it's polished and impressive. As an experience, it requires slightly more patience than it consistently rewards.

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Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

Well played and creepy, if a little plodding in plot and pacing, it promises better things ahead from director Alastair Siddons.

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David Jenkins
Little White Lies

Textbook supernatural shenanigans, confusingly edited.

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