The Curse of La Llorona

critic Reviews

, 28% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • Content to coast on jump scares rather than tap into its story's creepy potential, The Curse of La Llorona arrives in theaters already broken.
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    Claudia PuigFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    The performances are good, but I wanted more complexity for the original folk tale of La Llorona.
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    Mark KermodeKermode & Mayo's Film Review
    I was so bored, and so depressed by the mechanics of it.
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    Benjamin LeeGuardian
    A formulaic slab of supernatural dirge destined to be forgotten by year's, or perhaps even month's, end.
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    Ed PottonTimes (UK)
    The creaking-doors-and-wind-gusting-through-windows routine becomes tiresome, though, as does Raymond Cruz's hilariously taciturn Hispanic exorcist.
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    Geoffrey MacnabIndependent (UK)
    In spite of the absurdity of the plot and the flimsiness of the concept, there are enough bloodcurdling moments here to make you cower, jump or hide beneath your seat at least once or twice.
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    Tim RobeyDaily Telegraph (UK)
    The Curse of La Llorona could have been better than average.
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    Brian EggertDeep Focus Review
    The franchise continues, whether you want it to or not, because each entry is relatively inexpensive, and because they earn hundreds of millions at the box-office. Although you might need a flowchart to determine how they all fit together.
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    Alix TurnerReady Steady Cut
    A Mexican folk legend is co-opted by the beloved Conjuring franchise, with some success, but not enough.
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    Trace ThurmanHorror Queers Podcast
    Aggressively fine.
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    Emma WolfeSpookyAstronauts
    At the end of the day I can't be mad about is film because it is what it is, it serves a purpose it's a simple story.
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