The Bad Seed

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A single father seems to have everything under control, but a terrible tragedy takes place at daughter Emma's school that forces him to question everything he thought he knew about Emma. He slowly begins to question if Emma's exemplary behavior is just a facade and if she played a role in the horrific incident. When more strange things begin to happen, he is faced with keeping a terrible secret to protect Emma.

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  • ...this cardboard-cutout quality extends to the dialogue scenes between the adult actors, where Lowe's inexperience as a director really shows.

    Sep 10, 2018 | Rating: C- | Full Review…

    Katie Rife

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  • Call it The Bad Seed and you tap into a surface-glaze legitimacy that's probably unwarranted, because the movie, notable as co-star Rob Lowe's directing debut, achieves only a baseline amount of trashy fun, nothing more or less.

    Sep 7, 2018 | Full Review…
  • If you're still conscious by the time the credits roll, you're probably much better off watching the original 1956 thriller...

    Sep 11, 2018 | Full Review…

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  • Sep 25, 2018
    Creepy. The little girl was perfect for that role.
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