‘Devil’s Due’ Review: Found-Footage Horror Conceit Is Visually Ambitious – And That’s Not a Compliment

The idea of found-footage horror movies being cinematically sophisticated is totally counterintuitive, and yet “The Devil’s Due” is probably the most visually ambitious entry the subgenre has yet offered. Unfortunately, that’s not a compliment.

Although the film justifies its characters’ constant documentation about as effectively as any of these plausibility-stretchers ever will, the feature-length debut of two thirds of the directorial troupe Radio Silence scrambles to find any excuse to cut to a new angle or shoot traditional coverage while debasing a potentially compelling story with every found-footage cliché in the book. Read More...



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