Holds up absolutely perfectly. The Innocents is terrifying and scarier than most horror films now. It just builds and builds to an incredibly intense ending that will have you baffled. The CinemaScope cinematography, revolutionary lighting and fantastic set pieces build the horror aspects of the film. Plus, the performances are absolutely spectacular as the child actors are also great. A good horror flick to watch this Halloween.
My original plan was to just see Happy Death Day, but I felt I was set up watching that trash movie. So, I watched this after. This was pretty inspirational (a little too bloated), but it’s a great story. It’s hard to believe it’s even a true thing that happened.
"Is that it?"
"Nothing ever came at night."
"How did this get an 86% on Rotten Tomatoes?"
That was the audience when this film ended. Everyone was pissed besides me. I was fucking blown away. It Comes At Night terrified me. There was no monster, no ghosts, no zombies, no vampires. And, I think that's what horrified me to the core. With its creeping camera movements to its unnerving intensity, the horror is in the subtlety of the filmmaking…