General Information

Glossary: T
Released Year: 2018
Runtime: 102 minutes
Genre: Thriller
Directors: Philip Gelatt
Writers: Philip Gelatt
Casts: William Jackson Harper, Rebecca Henderson
IMDB: They Remain (2018) - IMDB

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Ratings


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IMDB Rating: 4.1

Reviews

70
The New York Times - Ben Kenigsberg
They Remain, directed, edited and scripted by Philip Gelatt, from a short story by Laird Barron, shows that it’s possible to a make an engrossing genre piece on limited resources.
70
Los Angeles Times - Noel Murray
This movie remains subtle throughout, emphasizing the tenuousness of reality and the unmooring isolation of the bush.
67
IndieWire - Eric Kohn
They Remain, the new thriller from director Philip Gelatt (“The Bleeding House”) hews closely to some predictable beats, but it’s an engrossing exercise in boiling familiar ingredients down to pure, unbridled creepiness.
67
The A.V. Club - Alex McLevy
Beyond the performances, They Remain is uneven. The film uses a series of innovative, old-school visual tricks to create a surreal and hallucinatory vibe, and when something works, it’s powerful and discomfiting.
50
The Hollywood Reporter - John DeFore
A slow burn often works in creep-outs such as this, but here the pacing is a deficit, despite an especially good performance by Harper (of NBC's The Good Place) as the worker whose partner may be turning against him.

They Remain (2018)



Two scientists investigate the root of environmental changes and strange animal behavior at a remote site where a cult committed atrocities. The isolated location, the unraveling of their relationship, and the biome itself begin to lead them down a path of doom where primeval forces threaten to consume them. An adaptation of Laird Barron's short story "–30–".