this wintery, unsettling drama, flecked with horror tropes in the tradition of "Don't Look Now", "Birth" and other British-made meditations on loss, marks a distinctive and impressive debut for writer-director Stacey Gregg
the result is a unique and haunting effort; Andrea Riseborough adds yet another stellar performance to her resume, Gregg delivers an emotional script and sleek direction and the narrative takes some unique twists and turns..
the outstanding Andrea Riseborough, is the film's greatest strength; There's a lot to like in this engaging and unnerving drama, but the finale doesn’t come together to deliver on an intriguing and chilling first half
powered by the superb performances from Andrea Riseborough and Eileen O'Higgins, Stacey Gregg's "Here Before" is an impressive feature debut that functions exceptionally well as a staid psychological thriller with depths of intimacy and suffering
despite those clearly defined, seemingly binary outcomes, this is a mostly subtle, slight feature debut for filmmaker Stacey Gregg; Andrea Riseborough adds another exceptional performance to her sizeable cachet in a quietly gruelling tale of grief
"Here Before" keeps us off guard, and all the more awake because of it; Stacey Gregg ..continuing down the pinpoint road of minor-key dread, or making an unabashed genre film that blows a lot of people away
"Here Before" is Andrea Riseborough trapped within a different interpretation of a haunted house---demons of the mind---but she's forced to shoulder the weight of a slower than expected psychological thriller