Slender Man

Slender Man

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Slender Man

Horror adaptation of the viral Slender Man lore, a meme created by a user of the Something Awful forum. In a small town in Massachusetts, four high school girls perform a ritual in an attempt to debunk the lore of Slender Man. When one of the girls goes mysteriously missing, they begin to suspect that she's his latest victim.

2018Rating: M, Offensive language & horror93 minsUSA
Horror
Director:
Sylvain White ('Stomp the Yard', 'The Losers', 'The Mark of the Angels - Miserere')
Writer:
David Birke
Cast:
Julia Goldani TellesJoey KingAnnalise BassoJaz SinclairTalitha BatemanAlex FitzalanKevin Chapman
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Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

Apart from its occasionally spooky images, "Slender Man" is a fundamentally derivative and empty-headed horror film.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

The movie fails to understand that it's the characters' fixation on Slender Man - and not the phantom himself - that should be driving the terror.

2.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

The most perfunctory horror picture I've seen in some time.

0
Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

press

It's not necessary to swallow whole the idea that the internet is inherently dangerous to see the production of a movie, after that controversy, as a somewhat cynical gesture. Especially when it's a bad movie trying to look sincere.

2.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

Ring rip-off that's a waste of your time.

1.0
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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

The more we see him, the more he moves, the less scary he is. Go back to the internet, Slender Man, you're scarier there.

2.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

These competent actresses deserve actual characters to play, but Birke's screenplay is as devoid of personality as the faceless cipher stalking its heroes.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Promising source material and a talented cast are squandered in a stale, rigidly formulaic J-horror wannabe.

2.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

Apart from its occasionally spooky images, "Slender Man" is a fundamentally derivative and empty-headed horror film.

0
Time Out

Time Out

press

The movie fails to understand that it's the characters' fixation on Slender Man - and not the phantom himself - that should be driving the terror.

2.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

The most perfunctory horror picture I've seen in some time.

0
Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald

press

It's not necessary to swallow whole the idea that the internet is inherently dangerous to see the production of a movie, after that controversy, as a somewhat cynical gesture. Especially when it's a bad movie trying to look sincere.

2.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

Ring rip-off that's a waste of your time.

1.0
0
New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

press

The more we see him, the more he moves, the less scary he is. Go back to the internet, Slender Man, you're scarier there.

2.0
0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

These competent actresses deserve actual characters to play, but Birke's screenplay is as devoid of personality as the faceless cipher stalking its heroes.

0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Promising source material and a talented cast are squandered in a stale, rigidly formulaic J-horror wannabe.

2.0
0