Originally Posted by msw7
The child actors were quite good. The effects were also good I thought, and I liked the literal brokenness of Mama. It was creepy.
The ending caught me off guard as a bit more brutal than I expected, and it was one of the few "solve the puzzle to stop the ghost" plots that kind of worked for me. I usually hate those.
If the end surprised you then you mustn't be familiar with DelTorro's films. There's usually always a tragic twist to the story at the end. It didn't surprise me at all.