The movie concerns a unstable struggling young woman named Streak, who is desperate to get her life back on track by taking a job as a security guard at an abandoned apartment building. But on her first night on duty, she discovers a horrifying presence lurking deep within the bowels of the decaying building.
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January 05, 2016 I was somewhat dissatisfied with the ending, but that sort of thing is subjective, and I encourage everyone to watch The Abandoned to judge for themselves.Read in Source
January 07, 2016 If you've ever wondered why studios treat this month like a celluloid landfill, The Abandoned presents a compelling case study on its own lack of merit.Read in Source
January 06, 2016 Rockaway has created a genuinely eerie and intimate ghost story with The Abandoned, rising above many of the usual supernatural tropes to create something powerfully unconventional.Read in Source
January 08, 2016 The film is effective for long stretches, mainly due to Rockaway's superb use of his principal setting.Read in Source
Film School Rejects
February 17, 2016 A visually and emotionally effective descent into darkness.Read in Source
January 05, 2016 Two second-act revelations alter its tired dynamic for the better, but those changes are undone by cheap scares and a climactic revelation that's more ho-hum than horrifying.Read in Source
Film Journal International
January 07, 2016 [A] polished but overly familiar psychological thriller.Read in Source
January 08, 2016 Just when you think this IFC Midnight flick will slide into an effective genre track, it flies off the rails in spectacular fashion, getting more unbearable and ridiculous all the way up to its closing minutes.Read in Source
January 15, 2016 Despite its formulaic structure, The Abandoned has a lot going for it. It eschews cheap scares, bloodletting, and gore.Read in Source
January 07, 2016 Eytan Rockaway's generic chiller clings so tightly to conventions that it fails to even moderately raise one's pulse.Read in Source
We Got This Covered
January 07, 2016 The Abandoned is a steadfast and creepy haunted flick, until the final five minutes sink the entire production. It'll work for some, but sadly not for most.Read in Source
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
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