Parents' Guide to

Don't Listen

By Barbara Shulgasser-Parker, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Angry dead people cause bloody deaths; violence, language.

Movie NR 2020 98 minutes
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Is It Any Good?

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For horror lovers, Don't Listen fulfills all expectations in terms of eerie music, clanging sound effects, menacing ghostly appearances, and bloody results. However, in terms of making sense, this fails on every level. Why do souls tortured hundreds of years ago by religious fanatics need to wreak revenge on an innocent family that happened to move into the wrong house? Dunno.

The good news is that the absurdity shouldn't bother viewers longing to spend time with an extremely disturbing film that delivers lots of scares and things that go bump in the night. The effects are convincing even when the plot isn't, and performances and direction are well executed. If a viewer chooses not to question the faulty premises on which every action is based, this can provide a diverting 98 minutes of gore and heart-stoppers.

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