Bleak and multi-layered, the performances are solid throughout, the film benefiting enormously from stylish cinematography.
It is not just in its writing and direction that Housebound excels; the production design is a feast for the eyes.
With its engaging themes of destiny, fate, and redemption, After emerges as a strangely touching and haunting film.
While it is often overlooked, it is an effective horror flick with a dark sense of unease that is still incredibly palpable.
The film's power to shock and surprise is still intact, while the themes of belief and honesty still ring true today.
Showcases a great deal of devil in its detail, with a tight-knit, metaphysical framework that may require multiple viewings.