Kids are frightening. That at least partially explains why they so often are an evil force in horror movies. Far more terrifying than a child is a huge group of children. A few adults are powerless against a few dozen kids. Come Out and Play, a remake of the 1976 Spanish shocker El Juego De Niños (Who Can Kill a Child?), effectively mines the disturbing notion of children committing horrific acts of violence.
Beth (Vinessa Shaw) and Francis (Ebon Moss-Bachrach) are on a peaceful vacation in Mexico when Francis decides he wants them to visit a secluded island. He finds a man willing to rent them a boat and the next morning the couple arrives to find a serene but empty island. There is no one around, and as they explore you’re reminded how eerie even a beautiful place can be in certain circumstances.
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