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21/3/2013    “Despite its familiar genre trappings, this nastily efficient horror film delivers genuine chills.”    HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

19/3/2013    “Makinov’s film proves tough and smart—and, in its climactic irony, not without a jet-black sense of humor as well.”    SLANT MAGAZINE

6/2/2013    Makinov issues new “COME OUT AND PLAY Manifesto Click here

23/9/2012   “COME OUT AND PLAY picks up a heap of steam and becomes a suspenseful little thriller with a nasty edge.”   FEARNET

23/9/2012   “I loved  COME OUT AND PLAY.  I really really dug it.  In fact, at this point in the fest, it’s my favorite I have seen.”   HARRY KNOWLES,  Ain’t It Cool News

23/9/2012   “Filmmaker Makinov has infused the proceedings with a gritty feel that’s clearly been designed to evoke the low-budget horror fare of the 1970s, with the movie’s irresistibly old-school atmosphere perpetuated and heightened by its down-and-dirty visuals, impressively menacing score, and slow-moving, tension-building narrative.”   REEL FILM

11/9/2012   “If anything, COME OUT AND PLAY is generic to the core, a cut and paste horror thriller that still manages to deliver on both production value and intensity.”   BLOODY DISGUSTING

20/9/2012  Metrodome Group acquires UK rights rights to horror film COME OUT AND PLAY, which just screened in Toronto’s Midnight Madness section.   SCREEN DAILY

13/9/2012   Cinedigm Entertainment Group acquires U.S. distribution rights to COME OUT AND PLAY (El Juego De Niños), Belarus-born Makinov’s English-language horror film that made its world premiere last night at the 2012 Toronto Film Festival. Cinedigm’s theatrical distribution will commence in early 2013, with subsequent roll out across on-demand, digital and DVD.   DEADLINE