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Come Play (2020) -- S: Gillian Jacobs, John Gallagher Jr.

Old 08-27-20, 07:37 PM
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Come Play (2020) -- S: Gillian Jacobs, John Gallagher Jr.








A terrifying new vision in horror awaits. #ComePlay is in theaters this Halloween. Newcomer Azhy Robertson stars as Oliver, a lonely young boy who feels different from everyone else. Desperate for a friend, he seeks solace and refuge in his ever-present cell phone and tablet. When a mysterious creature uses Oliverís devices against him to break into our world, Oliverís parents (Gillian Jacobs and John Gallagher Jr.) must fight to save their son from the monster beyond the screen. The film is produced by The Picture Company for Amblin Partners.

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Re: Come Play (2020) -- S: Gillian Jacobs, John Gallagher Jr.

I like Gillian Jacobs but thatís doesnít look very good. Reminds me of all those early 2000s horror movies that no one remembers.

I donít know if it is deliberate or not with that mop top kid but there were a few shots where he looked very similar to Danny in Kubrickís The Shining.
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Re: Come Play (2020) -- S: Gillian Jacobs, John Gallagher Jr.

Reminds me of The Babadook.

Hopefully the kid isn't as annoying.
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Re: Come Play (2020) -- S: Gillian Jacobs, John Gallagher Jr.

I enjoyed the Trailer. Visuals look good.

Looks like this is based off Director Jacob Chase's short film.

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Re: Come Play (2020) -- S: Gillian Jacobs, John Gallagher Jr.

Caught this at a local Drive-In.

It's a bit reliant on jump scares but I felt its simplicity was one of my favorite things about the entire film. It might disappoint those looking for a bit more fluff with their Modern Horror films.

Performances are solid all around, especially from Gillian Jacobs & Azhy Robertson. Their dynamic is what kept me interested in the film throughout.
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Re: Come Play (2020) -- S: Gillian Jacobs, John Gallagher Jr.

I watched this today and it's actually not bad. Robertson and Jacobs were good as the two main leads. There are some creepy elements to it and some good visuals, especially the creature that pops in the devices. Not innovative in any way, but it was entertaining.

This isn't violent or gory horror. It relies more on suspense and jump scares. But, overall, not a bad way to spend 95 minutes. Unfortunately it just got released at a bad time during a pandemic.

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