In The Earth

critic Reviews

, 76% Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • In the Earth's bleak kaleidoscope of horror is a hallucinogenic meditation on the residual pandemic fears that haunt humanity.
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    Sara StewartBook & Film Globe
    The immersiveness is wild...
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    Dave CalhounTime Out
    It's a jab of timely anxiety, destined to be a freakout midnight movie when cinemas finally reopen.
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    Todd McCarthyDeadline Hollywood Daily
    British horror-and-mayhem specialist Ben Wheatley's little quickie is a tedious walk in the woods, a ho-hum affair featuring dull characters and a succession of unpleasant injuries. Imagination and surprise are in short supply.
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    Hannah WoodheadLittle White Lies
    The film feels like the love child of Kill List and A Field in England, but cleaves closer to straight horror, with a creeping sense of dread established from the opening scene.
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    Brian TallericoRogerEbert.com
    It may not all come together in the end, but it's certainly going to be one of the most unforgettable experiences of 2021.
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    Jason BaileyThe Playlist
    "In the Earth" isn't a complete washout; there are moments of bleak humor and genre fans will enjoy the striking imagery and gross-out shivers.
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    Keri O'SheaWarped Perspective
    Ideas begin to topple into one another at the end, but even at its busiest and gaudiest, it remains eerie and intoxicating.
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    Robert DenersteinDenerstein Unleashed
    When In the Earth concludes, we're left wondering whether we've watched anything more than another "midnight" movie that's better at creating a world than in finding something telling to do with it.
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    Martin TsaiCritic's Notebook
    Ben Wheatley injects "The Silence of the Lambs" and "The Blair Witch Project" into his existing "Annihilation" narrative, though his being extra here reads more like a desperate attempt to distract from the movie's low budget than a stroke of genius.
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    Grant HermannsComingSoon.net
    A mildly disappointing but nonetheless compelling ride.
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