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My life at the movies.

Curse of Chucky

2013 | United StatesCanada | 97 min | More...
A still from Curse of Chucky (2013)
C+: 3 stars (out of 5)
on Sun May 16, 2021

A back-to-basics sequel set in an old house full of long shadows and creaky doors. Outside, a perpetual thunderstorm rages. Inside, a wheelchair-bound young woman realizes the toy doll in her home may have supernatural powers. Throwing back to the original, we have a young moppet. But unlike the early films, she’s not central to the plot and disappears for the finale. Instead, the film proffers a surprising sexual thriller alongside the traditional bit where our leads must acknowledge and thwart Chucky. I loved the gothic atmosphere and found the performances entertaining throughout. And for franchise fans, the post-credits tag proves brilliant.

Viewing History

    Watched on
    Sun May 16, 2021 via Blu-ray (2017 | Universal Studios | Chucky: The Complete 7-Movie Collection | Unrated Version)