Tag Archives: Stranger Things

Decent ‘Scary Stories’ can’t capture books’ magic

7/10 Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a film caught between its iconic source material and a risk-averse production that leans heavily on the exhausting, bland choices common in the past decade’s horror. Still, there are significant highlights … Continue reading

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‘Child’s Play’ a solid update

7/10 Child’s Play is everything you want out of a remake and a grossly satisfying slasher. In a Vietnam sweatshop for the Kaslan Buddi, an artificially intelligent doll that can coordinate all of your Kaslan products on command, an employee … Continue reading

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‘It’ is boring, racist, sexualizes minors and has a 90 percent on Rotten Tomatoes

2/10 The titular monster in It comes out of the sewer every 30 years to feed, so remaking the movie — yeah, I know the 1990 version was a “made for TV miniseries,” eat me — makes a ton of … Continue reading

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