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The Deeper You Dig Reviews

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July 6, 2020
A fine example of how shrewd, ambitious filmmakers can leverage a simple scenario into a strange, haunting little story with minimal resources.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
June 25, 2020
Even if it's a bit insubstantial in some regards, "The Deeper You Dig" is cool, haunting horror with a unique spin and approach.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
June 24, 2020
The Deeper You Dig depicts the existential struggle of life, death, and rebirth in the aftermath of violent crime.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 4, 2020
[T]his grim and macabre film is ... impressive ... especially considering its obvious budgetary limitations.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
June 4, 2020
It explodes clichés, keeps you guessing, and takes advantage of the clear trust among the actors to create an unusual and compelling family dynamic.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5
June 4, 2020
One of the more striking and effective horror pictures of recent years.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
June 4, 2020
a stylish looking, well acted film that examines the strong bond between a mother and daughter both before and after death with plenty of creep factor for genre buffs.
Full Review | Original Score: B
May 28, 2020
There is a deft hand (or three) both behind and in front of the camera that melds the supernatural tale with the mother-daughter story in an intriguing way.
Full Review | Original Score: B
November 12, 2019
The beautifully shot slow-burner keeps the audience engaged with good performances by the Adams family, especially Toby Poser as the concerned mother and former medium.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
October 4, 2019
The Deeper You Dig may be a small production, but everything in it feels aspirational, so much bigger and heartfelt and horrifying than can be expected.
October 4, 2019
An exemplary work of low-budget filmmaking, The Deeper You Dig is an eldritch and well-crafted film that is far from shallow.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
August 26, 2019
The Deeper You Dig weaves tricksy imagery with grounded performances to create a tale in which you might just find you're rooting for the wrong person... and play the fool enough to love it regardless.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
July 30, 2019
[The Deeper You Dig ] is a bold achievement in bare-bones filmmaking ... [and] it pulled on my heartstrings and left me unsettled.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
July 29, 2019
While I don't think it's going to take the world by storm, it's definitely a calling card for future projects by this little family band of filmmaking fanatics. I enjoyed The Deeper You Dig very much...
July 29, 2019
The Deeper You Dig is one of the more fascinating explorations of psychic activity and hauntings that I've seen in quite some time.
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
July 23, 2019
The Deeper You Dig is both beautifully but simply made, and a poignant, deeply affecting film that uses a supernatural tale to articulate the almost unspeakable complexities of how mothers can connect to their children.
July 22, 2019
I love the foundation of the story and emotion, but that foundation calls for a larger building that I feel these gifted filmmakers still have room to build.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
July 22, 2019
A sterling example of a flesh-and-blood DIY indie that does not play by any rules.
July 18, 2019
This is a small film that deeply deserves an audience, as accomplished and thematically vibrant as any big budget horror you can find today, and far more conversant with the thin divide between spirituality and the supernatural than most.
July 17, 2019
Poser and Adams crafted a film uniquely their own, which is richly engaging, thrillingly fresh, and sensationally creepy.
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