Roh

critic Reviews

, 89% Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Beatrice LoayzaNew York Times
    "Roh" succeeds as a spine-tingling baffler, hitting at nerves we can't quite articulate but feel all the same.
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    Roger MooreMovie Nation
    More chilling than frightening, and just cryptic enough about what's really happened and what is really happening to keep the viewer engaged.
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    Michael GingoldRue Morgue Magazine
    It will appeal to those curious about the international horror scene and fans of slow-burn, atmospheric terror, even if it doesn't add up to much storywise.
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    James VerniereBoston Herald
    Malaysian horror film ROH from Emir Ezwan (the country's Oscar selection) ROH channels atmospheric Val Lewton films.
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    Hope MaddenMaddWolf
    Making the most of limited resources, the filmmaker casts a spell of a kind only found deep in the woods.
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    Bobby LePireFilm Threat
    Emir Ezwan has written compelling characters who are easy to empathize with while keeping the tension high, ably capturing the isolation of the forest setting.
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    Jim SlotekOriginal Cin
    People who are used to the beats of typical Hollywood horror may be frustrated by the slow pace of Ezwan's tension-building. But for Halloween weekend, Roh isn't a bad mood-setter.
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    Casey ChongCasey's Movie Mania
    "Roh" [is] a technical triumph from both visual and aural perspectives, [where] Emir made good use of its deliberate pace to evoke an ominous sense of dread and fear of the unknown rather than the obligatory jump scares.
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    Luke GorhamIn Review Online
    Soul otherwise relies on generic mimicry of the formula and imagery of better horror efforts.
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