Azhy Robertson (front) and Gillian Jacobs in a scene from Come Play (category: IIA), directed by Jacob Chase and co-starring John Gallagher Jnr. Photo: Jasper Savage/Amblin Partners/Focus Features Azhy Robertson (front) and Gillian Jacobs in a scene from Come Play (category: IIA), directed by Jacob Chase and co-starring John Gallagher Jnr. Photo: Jasper Savage/Amblin Partners/Focus Features
Azhy Robertson (front) and Gillian Jacobs in a scene from Come Play (category: IIA), directed by Jacob Chase and co-starring John Gallagher Jnr. Photo: Jasper Savage/Amblin Partners/Focus Features

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

  • Parents fight to save their autistic son when a mysterious creature uses his electronic devices to break into our world in this disappointing chiller
  • Derivative and unimaginative, the film tries to emulate the success of similar horror films like Poltergeist and It, but falls well short

Topic |   American films
Azhy Robertson (front) and Gillian Jacobs in a scene from Come Play (category: IIA), directed by Jacob Chase and co-starring John Gallagher Jnr. Photo: Jasper Savage/Amblin Partners/Focus Features Azhy Robertson (front) and Gillian Jacobs in a scene from Come Play (category: IIA), directed by Jacob Chase and co-starring John Gallagher Jnr. Photo: Jasper Savage/Amblin Partners/Focus Features
Azhy Robertson (front) and Gillian Jacobs in a scene from Come Play (category: IIA), directed by Jacob Chase and co-starring John Gallagher Jnr. Photo: Jasper Savage/Amblin Partners/Focus Features
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