Come Play movie review: in predictable horror fable, excessive smartphone use spawns a monster

//Come Play movie review: in predictable horror fable, excessive smartphone use spawns a monster

Come Play movie review: in predictable horror fable, excessive smartphone use spawns a monster

2/5 starsMost of us spend too much time staring at our screens, and writer-director Jacob Chase’s horror film takes the literal manifestation of excessive screen use as its bogeyman. Come Play, expanded from his 2017 short Larry, sees a young autistic boy and his family stalked by a demon through their mobile devices. Chase manages to cook up a few decent scares along the way, but this is very familiar territory.Oliver (Azhy Robertson) is unable to speak because of his condition, and…

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