Followed

critic Reviews

69% Fresh Tomatometer Score69%
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    Dennis HarveyVariety
    It's seldom that a found-footage horror movie pulls some new tricks in that overtaxed subgenre, and "Followed" runs no risk of being any such exception to the tedious rule.
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    Simon AbramsRogerEbert.com
    While Followed won't lead you to any conclusions that you can't get reach by yourself, it's sometimes fun getting there anyway.
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    Matt DonatoFlickering Myth
    Followed turns its camera on social media horrors as filmmakers have since the techno-horror boom around Unfriended's success (or earlier with The Den, etc.), without furthering subgenre conversations.
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    Michael GingoldRue Morgue Magazine
    It's shot and assembled well, and there's still, even after so many other movies like this, a built-in tension to the first-person immediacy of the presentation.
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    Michelle SwopeDread Central
    Followed remarkably combines social media and found footage to tell a spine-chilling story that will make you want to leave the lights on.
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    Ryan LarsonGhastly Grinning
    A worthy watch for any horror fan, whether they're into found footage or not. Le and crew have made a sleek, sometimes mean and sometimes funny entry into the genre, expertly crafting some of the creepiest moments of found footage in recent memory.
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    Abbie BernsteinAssignment X
    It has atmosphere, conviction, some jolts, and a narrative that holds up to scrutiny, which shouldn't be too much to ask, but is more than we often get.
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    Jeffrey M. AndersonCommon Sense Media
    Yet another tired example of the "found footage" horror subgenre, this haunted hotel story mainly consists of junky, twitchy video footage and annoying characters who make poor decisions.
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    Mark DujsikMark Reviews Movies
    When the setup possesses this much promise, the payoff can't be this underwhelming.
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    Nate AdamsThe Only Critic
    Working as a hybrid of "Grave Encounters" meets "Paranormal Activity," the new indie horror flick "Followed" manages to conjure legitimate thrills and scares, suggesting director Antoine Le has a bright career ahead of him.
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