Come to Daddy

critic Reviews

86% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score86%
  • Bloody horror with barbed wit, Come to Daddy anchors its brutal violence in a surprisingly mature approach to provocative themes.
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    Amy NicholsonFilmWeek (KPCC - NPR Los Angeles)
    Incredibly violent and very fun and very strange.
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    Rex ReedObserver
    Any film that opens quoting William Shakespeare and Beyoncé is meant to be regarded with skepticism and giggles, but this dog gets sillier by the minute.
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    Sarah HagiGlobe and Mail
    Providing both a tight script and interesting directing, and blending the best of indie horror with B-movie violence and gore, it's exactly what it needs to be for both the audience and Norval.
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    Andrew WhalenNewsweek
    For anyone who can suppress the urge to gag, Come To Daddy's enthusiasm can be catching.
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    Mark DujsikRogerEbert.com
    A film that's as clever as it is strange.
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    Frank ScheckHollywood Reporter
    Unfortunately, the movie is far more effective in its first half than its second, which degenerates into cheap shocks, absurd plot contrivances and vulgarism for its own sake.
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    Andy CrumpPaste Magazine
    Don't mistake Come to Daddy as anything less than unbridled, of course, but for such a staunchly bonkers movie, composure rules Timpson's aesthetic.
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    Filipe FreitasAlways Good Movies
    ... comes with lots of traps and manipulation. And that was exactly how I felt while watching it - trapped in nonsense and manipulated by artificial maneuvers.
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    Andrew WyattThe Lens
    It's never dull, but doesn't really add up to much.
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    Staci Layne WilsonWe Live Entertainment
    Come to Daddy is a cartoony midnight movie, tailor-made for the outré-loving genre-crowd-but if your taste runs a little more mainstream, you might want to give this one a miss.
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