An unsettling movie that comes as a genuine surprise, with solid characterisation throughout and tension gearing up nicely.
With cult stamped all over it, this is the eccentric introduction to an alternative music culture you’ve been looking for.
While there is recommendation in Jocelin Donahue's performance, Dead Awake is repetitive in its well-used formula.
While some of the artwork is decent, the script and voice acting are excruciatingly awful, immediately destroying any atmosphere.
Prioritises mood and artfully composed images above strict narrative logic, building terror out of horror’s most valuable asset.
Deliberately dark and troubling; filters a classic tale of teen angst through a barrage of brutal, excessive violence.