Better Watch Out (15)



Horror (2016)
89mins Australia/US

Starring: Dacre Montgomery, Virginia Madsen, Olivia DeJonge, Levi Miller, Ed Oxenbould
Director: Chris Peckover
Writer(s): Zack Kahn, Chris Peckover
Listings: London | Rest of UK and Ireland

Seventeen-year-old Ashley spends part of her festive holidays looking after a precocious 12-year-old called Luke Lerner, who clearly has a crush on her. She texts her boyfriend Ricky then settles down to watch a horror film with Levi, who makes a clumsy attempt at a pass, which Ashley manages to brush off. Soon after, Luke's best friend Garrett arrives at the house and the youngsters discover a brick on the upstairs floor, which bears the chilling words Leave And U Die.

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Better Watch Out (15)

A babysitter endures a Christmas from hell in an Australian horror comedy directed by Chris Peckover. Seventeen-year-old Ashley (Olivia DeJonge) spends part of her festive holidays looking after a precocious 12-year-old called Luke Lerner (Levi Miller), who clearly has a crush on her. She texts her boyfriend Ricky (Aleks Mikic) then settles down to watch a horror film with Levi, who makes a clumsy attempt at a pass, which Ashley manages to brush off...

Better Watch Out. Copyright: Universal Pictures. Caption: Levi Miller as Luke Lerner and Olivia DeJonge as Ashley in Better Watch Out, directed by Chris Peckover. Photo: Sean O'Reilly. All Rights Reserved.Soon after, Luke's best friend Garrett (Ed Oxenbould) arrives at the house and they youngsters discover a brick on the upstairs floor, which bears the chilling words Leave And U Die. Ashley is suspicious that she might be the victim of a prank but when an unseen sniper begins to take shots at the house, the babysitter takes cover in the attic. The shooter enters the house and the teenager finds herself in a brutal battle for survival that will test her courage and resolve to the limit.

Better Watch Out screens to our critic on Tuesday December 5. Check back later in the week for a full review.

- Jo Planter

Better Watch Out. Copyright: Universal Pictures. Caption: Levi Miller as Luke Lerner and Olivia DeJonge as Ashley in Better Watch Out, directed by Chris Peckover. Photo: Sean O'Reilly. All Rights Reserved.


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