Was led to believe I could expect great things from Case 39. From a bevy of cheesy jolt scares (alarm clock! Coming Soon, Regal Despite its initial premise showing promise, Case 39 turns out to be boring, predictable and nothing new. Something older, destructive. Not as terrible as I expected, but I expected the worst. If you can't, the result will be a failure, like Case 39. I can also say that a lot of the entertainment I got from it came from me laughing at the ridiculousness of some of the scenes. She suspects 12 … The reason? ), had no real atmosphere, spooky or otherwise. Reviews vary widely on horror movies.

If you're in my same boat that horror movies don't cut it anymore, I would strongly recommend this one. In a sense, the saying, "Now I've seen it all," should have been retired after 1973 when twelve-year-old Regan MacNeil(Linda Blair) jammed a crucifix in her vagina, while burning moviegoers' ears with a scatological mix of sex and religion that not even Prince would ever dare approach. | Fresh (16) When you try to make a movie like this, you have to come up with something new, strange, and terrifying to add to the formula. In a sense, the saying, "Now I've seen it all," should have been retired after 1973 when twelve-year-old Regan MacNeil(Linda Blair) jammed a crucifix in her vagina, while burning moviegoers' ears with a. The film just isn't that interesting. If you're in my. But, this one had me pretty freaked out. | Rating: D- Let's just leave it by saying it's bad. | Top Critics (15) Regal Alot of the scenes featured in the picture such as the repetetive circling on an office chair by the demonic child become quite grating and annoying. Lilith Sullivan(Jodele Ferland) eats peas, but that's as far as it goes; she masticates and digests; she holds her vegetables down. All the key elements of horror are contained in 'Case 39.'. I give it a solid 9. I interviewed many children till now, but never felt like this. The audience gets to see this scenario play out for themselves. Sidney Poitier’s 7 Most Memorable Performances, All Harry Potter Movies Ranked Worst to Best by Tomatometer. Soul of a demon. It may just be a combination of the two. When Emily, finally, at long last, realizes the mess she's in, the devil turns on the charm, utilizing its proxy to play the lolita, by tweaking the girl's feminine voice to flirtatious and persuasive heights, as a means to coax her guardian from under the bed. to the embarrassing sight of Zellweger and Ian McShane treating this Orphan-style B-movie silliness with grave seriousness, the film proves to be one hokey-horror riot. The only thing supernatural about Case 39 is its ungodly presence on this planet. The devil made them do it, but that doesn't mean you have to see it. | Rating: 1.5/4.0 It's a bummer when the audience is smarter than the protagonist. Get the freshest reviews, news, and more delivered right to your inbox!

Check box if your review contains spoilers, In Case 39, family services social worker Emily Jenkins thinks she has seen it all... until she meets 10-year old Lilith Sullivan and the child's cruel and dangerous parents. |, November 9, 2013 Full Review | Original Score: 0.5/5.5 Linda Cook Quad City Times (Davenport, IA) She's the evil one.

The masturbation scene from William Freidkin's "The Exorcist" will always be shocking. Coming Soon. Fall TV First Look: Find Out What’s Coming, The Best Peacock Original Shows and Movies, All Upcoming Disney Movies: New Disney Live-Action, Animation, Pixar, Marvel, and More. Directed by Christian Alvart (Pandorum) with a less than giddy hand, Case 39 is truly terrible.