Excerpt: It’s an unnerving and very well performed genre film that doesn’t need to do a whole lot for it to get under your skin. Whether this will connect to a mainstream audience, I kind of doubt it, but I can imagine horror fans embracing this, and appreciating it for what it is.
Excerpt: Making its mark on the eco-horror field, Gaia forgoes deep character development to focus on larger themes of man vs. nature, all underscored by a chilling sense of unease. The hallucinogenic visual effects are often stunning as is the expert creature design. Carel Nel as a crazed survivalist really pops.