The Reel Review

B-

Lauren Cohan (Maggie from The Walking Dead) is Greta, a newly-hired nanny at a remote English estate – only there is a catch. The child she’s been hired to take care of is actually a super creepy looking, life-sized doll. When a series of mysterious events occur, Greta starts to wonder if the doll is possessed by the spirit of the boy who once lived there.

The film has solid production values – great visuals, an intriguing story and a good score (from The Walking Dead composer Bear McCreary), and Cohan and Diana Hardcastle (The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) deliver solid performances, despite a story that, like so many horror films, gets a bit contrived and goes off the rails in the third act.

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