M3GAN

M3GAN (2022)

M3GAN first published by SciFiNow M3GAN opens with an advertisement, and with a primal scene. The ad is for Funki’s latest toy product, robotic talking animals which, like Tamagotchi, require constant feeding and attention from their young owners. Young Cady (Violet McGraw) is watching this ad on her tablet and playing with her own PurfectPetz…

Curse of Chucky

Curse of Chucky (2013)

Curse of Chucky first published by Grolsch FilmWorks A mysterious package is delivered to a big old house that contains its own mysteries. Within live an overmedicated, overprotective mother (Chantal Quesnelle) and her wheelchair-bound adult daughter Nica (Fiona Dourif), and you can just tell – whether from the overcharged way in which both women respond…

Play

Child’s Play (2019)

Child’s Play first published (in a shorter version) by Sight & Sound, August 2019 Review: Lars Klevberg’s Child’s Play opens with a diptych of scenes: first a to-camera announcement from Henry Kaslan (Tim Matheson), founder and CEO of Kaslan Corporation, about his company’s range of high-tech Buddi dolls, which learn from their environment and can,…