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Sweetheart Reviews

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December 28, 2019
Director Dillard & Co. had a promising minimalist horror pitch, but blew it in execution.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
February 12, 2019
Not quite original or stylish enough to be memorable.
October 14, 2019
Clemons' engaging performance is the film's biggest strength, as it finds inventive ways to blend tropes to keep the audience engaged in its thrills.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
October 24, 2019
Watch this film. Tell your friends and spread the word about this great indie horror with a black female character done right.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 2, 2019
"Sweetheart"has a magic to it that only the Fiji landscape, monster design, and Clemons' performance can create.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
January 31, 2019
Clemons does a great job being vulnerable and also tough as she faces off against the monster. The tension builds well and had a good mixture of jump scares and lingering frights
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
February 1, 2019
Survival thriller meets creature feature in this bare-bones, female-driven genre film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
April 20, 2020
Some movies serve the sole purpose of being fun. Sweetheart does this with a confident sense of self-awareness. [Full review in Spanish].
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
September 22, 2019
Sweetheart doles out just enough mystery to keep the creature (and Jenn) intriguing and ultimately ratchets up to a highly satisfying confrontation between woman and beast.
February 7, 2019
Above all, Sweetheart achieves a high re-watch status through its leading heroine and her journey. S
December 30, 2019
Sweetheart is equal parts monster survival movie and social commentary film.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.5/10
February 21, 2019
Sweetheart is carried by Kiersey Clemons's stunning performance, as well as beautiful visuals that descent into a thrilling and heart-stopping creature feature.
January 30, 2019
I think that this movie has enough "jump scares," and interesting visuals to keep most people entertained.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
September 23, 2019
Sweetheart has a lot of good things going for it.
February 8, 2019
Sweetheart is almost akin to traditional sushi; by paring down the monster movie to its best elements, viewers will find the film to be as refreshing as it is momentary.
February 11, 2020
A film that conveys volumes with a masterful amount of restraint.
October 21, 2019
Sweetheart is a solid creature feature film that digs deeper into themes such as isolation and discovery of one's self.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
January 30, 2019
J.D. Dillard and Blumhouse's Sweetheart offers a perfect example of greatness through simplicity.
February 6, 2019
Thankfully, Sweetheart has the self-awareness to keep it short, so those in for a down and dirty creature battle should be satiated. Those wanting anything more, though, will likely leave disappointed.
February 1, 2019
By the finale, it's clear that Dillard may not have sky-high aims, but Sweetheart proves to be a contained, diverting creature feature that will get your heart rate pumping.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
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