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Daniel Isn't Real Reviews

December 6, 2019
There's not much to Daniel Isn't Real beyond a cynical, generic coming-of-age story and a lot of unexamined second-hand ideas about creativity, empathy, and spirituality.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
December 5, 2019
Pitched somewhere between "Fight Club" and a Clive Barker creature feature, "Daniel Isn't Real" is a wild ride worth taking to be in the company of its promising young stars.
December 5, 2019
What starts as a mediocre psychological thriller finishes as a surprisingly toothsome and creative horror film, complete with creature features and journeys into the abyss.
December 4, 2019
Although it eventually settles into familiar genre tropes, for much of its running time Daniel Isn't Real proves a genuinely provocative shocker.
December 4, 2019
Mortimer builds Daniel Isn't Real to a conclusion that, in concept, should be both tragic and terrifying. Here, it just feels perfunctory.
Full Review | Original Score: C
August 2, 2019
[A] slick and thrilling take on the intersection of mental illness and creative inspiration that also doubles as a commentary on toxic masculinity.
Full Review | Original Score: B
March 15, 2019
Spectrevision's stylishly crafted psychological horror thriller has enough twists and finesse to attract favorable attention beyond genre bounds, signaling upbeat prospects for exposure in various formats.