The Hole in the Ground Reviews

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December 16, 2020
The Irish countryside of course helps strengthen the cinematography with the stunning landscapes and rich gritty textures, but in saying that the film isn't without its issues.
August 16, 2020
It's a muddled grab bag of ideas that never coalesces into a coherent scare-fest.
July 7, 2020
The Hole in the Ground redeems itself with a chilling, heartbeat rising third act. [Full review in Spanish]
February 6, 2020
It doesn't take long for the film to fall into the same beats and predictable scare attempts seen in many of the lesser horror's now crowding out the genre.
September 25, 2019
The Hole in the Ground is here and then it's gone. The overwhelming feeling is of shrugged shoulders.
September 20, 2019
It ultimately doesn't make a whole lot of sense, but it doesn't need to. The scares are there.
September 14, 2019
The Hole in the Ground is psychologically unsettling and shows that single parenting is more terrifying than any monster.
August 17, 2019
The Hole In the Ground is an unsettling bout of paranoia that makes for a memorable directorial debut.
July 29, 2019
An elegant horror film detailing the horror films of domestic life. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 28, 2019
Worth a rental for a fix of creeping dread with little depth, if such a thing is your wont.
July 25, 2019
Hole bears all the hallmarks of what has come to be known as "A24 horror": spooky atmospherics, familial strife, some stellar performances, and a gorgeous, lived-in aesthetic.
July 19, 2019
Lee Cronin does not subvert the genre, but manages to achieve a clear personality through style. [Full Review in Spanish]
July 19, 2019
Yes, The Hole in the Ground is deliberately paced and decidedly a slow burn...but when it goes horror, it goes full tilt.
July 16, 2019
The depressed Sarah climbing into and emerging from a literal pit in order to save her son and herself is simply too on the nose.
July 15, 2019
"Elevated horror" digs its own hole. [Full review in Spanish]
July 2, 2019
A story told without conviction. [Full review in Spanish]
July 2, 2019
A forgettable flick that manages to be enough for a morning watch. [Full review in Spanish].
May 1, 2019
Cronin's film is an allegory of the terror in motherhood, one many women know very well, and one people are often afraid to confront as a reality.
April 10, 2019
In this creepy Irish-Finnish co-production, that fear combines with more modern concerns about the traumas of parenting in a way that freshens up the soil.
April 9, 2019
...an effective, lowkey bit of allegorical horror with solid performances and a third act that crackles with surreal menace and effective tension.
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