The Prodigy

  • 2019
  • US / Canada
  • 15
  • Directed by: Nicholas McCarthy
  • Cast: Taylor Schilling, Jackson Robert Scott, Colm Feore

Sarah (Schilling) has a child on the night a multiple murderer is killed by the police; eight years later, she begins to suspect son has the soul of a killer. There are no surprises, but Schilling, and Scott as the troubled Miles, are better than they need to be, and it brings welcome restraint to a silly story.

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The Prodigy

12 Mar 20193 stars

Taylor Schilling stars in a watchable possession horror featuring a smattering of effective scares

Horror is the most dependably lucrative genre in film; fans will brave no-name casts, cheap productions and uninspired ideas in the hope of a few decent scares. Nicholas McCarthy's The Prodigy offers a more upscale package: a familiar face from TV…

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