A PG-13 HORROR THAT DELIVERS SOME CHILLS
An Initial Gut Reaction, with some Merit, might be to Avoid PG-13 Horror Movies and in a Good Number of Cases that would be a Good Intuition to Follow.
This is One of those that Feels Quite Comfortable in that Category. It Wears its Limitations well and does not Rely Solely on Jump Scares (a PG-13 staple requiring no Blood or actual Horror).
The Movie Manages to set up the Creep Factor in Original Ways, but also Relying on some Clichés.
There are some Scenes that are just Simply Scary and the Creatures, when they show up, are Impressive as well as Goose-Bumpy.
The Child Actors are Fine, Especially the Young Boy who…