At an exclusive boys' school, a new gym teacher is drawn into a feud between two older instructors, and he discovers that everything at the school is not quite as staid, tranquil and harmless as it seems.
Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. When the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep.
When Charles Lee Ray needs to get quick escape from cop Mike Norris, he takes his soul and buries it into playful, seemingly good guy doll Chucky. Little does he know a little boy by the name of Andy Barclay will be the new owner of him soon-to-come. Charles confides in Andy while he commits numerous murders. Once the adults accept Andy's story as truth, it's too late. Written by
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I guess I can see why for some people it's scary - sorry but for me - this is hilarious!
Okay so here is my review for yet another slasher series Child's Play. While I can safely say it was better than Friday The 13th I just found myself laughing at this movie more than I was feeling creeped out or scared. Now to be fair I can see where some people were scared by this movie, it's just that it is (either intentionally or not) goofy.
The premise is that Charles Lee Ray is a serial killer that one night gets shot by the cops and as he's dying and they're searching he recites a voodoo incantation that transfers his soul into that of a children's toy. The next day a kid named Andy has a birthday coming up and his mother does a very last minute shop for a toy that was recently added to the market that he wants. Then the talking toy that calls himself Chucky and Andy begin to attach immediately and soon the bodies start piling up.
Okay first of all I am going to elaborate how I can see people being scared by this. The directing for some of the scenes are actually suspenseful in places, and the argument can be made that when something inanimate is trying to kill a character of course nobody is going to believe them and therefore nobody will help them. So when this movie is looked at from that point of view it's not a bad idea.
Okay onto why I think this movie is more goofy than scary. Some of the line deliveries are just hilarious. I mean the way Brad Dourif says "Oh god I'm dying" as if it's a minor annoyance, then only a nanosecond later he says in the most cartoonishly over-the-top way "YOU LISTEN HERE YOU SON OF A BITCH I'M GONNA GET YOU AND I'M GONNA GET EDDIE NO MATTER WHAT!" with line deliveries like that and... It's a killer doll among other things I can't help but raise a few chuckles at this movie.
Other than that it's pretty much generic slasher. The acting either ranges from overacting to underacting, the killer survives being burnt, decapitated, arm and leg wiped clean off only to then die by getting shot in the heart (Which is a complaint that the scene goes on for too long at least in my opinion). I'd say check it out either for it's goofiness (which doesn't come around often but when it does - it's worth it!) or in some cases the actual suspense. For me however it's just too goofy to take as a legit horror movie.
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