Walking into the new reboot of Child’s Play, one would be forgiven for expecting the worst. More than most franchises, this one has stayed relatively healthy over the years, surviving by reinventing itself and finding success on the straight to disc/streaming side of things. When the reboot was announced, it was a surprise, especially since […]
The War of two Chucky projects seems to be heating up, as SYFY has just picked up the development rights for a television series based on the murderous doll from franchise creator Don Mancini, who has been actively developing a series for some time. This comes during a year when MGM, who hold the film rights, […]
We literally said out loud, “But is this the good Child’s Play thing, with Don Mancini?” when prepping to write about this. Because, as you may know, there is another reboot of Child’s Play currently in development on the film side, one which “Chucky Daddy” Mancini (co-writer) is NOT a part of. This project sounds like the one MGM […]
Don Mancini, co-writer of the first Child’s Play movie, wanted to make sure he thanked fans for their support in the strange case of warring Chucky projects. The filmmaker posted on his Twitter account earlier this month, thanking fans for their support and urging them to read this op-ed from The Hollywood Reporter: Fans & Friends, […]
Killer doll Chucky is returning to cinemas this fall in the seventh installment of the horror franchise, written and directed by original Child’s Play writer Don Mancini, who has written all six films and directed the last two, Cult of Chucky stars Brad Dourif, Fiona Dourif, Jennifer Tilly, and Alex Vincent. The movie picks up […]
Contrary to widely held, popular opinion, I wouldn't personally agree Curse of Chucky is the best Child's Play film since the first one. I think it's the best Child's Play film of them all.
From BC Correspondent Ian Jane via the liveblog: 25 years of Chucky at NYCC 2013. In honor of a quarter century of horror and to celebrate the release of the latest entry in the Child’s Pay saga Curse Of Chucky, director Don Mancini joined cast members Brad Dourif, Fiona Dourif, Danielle Bisutti and Jennifer Tilly […]
If you don't want to be spoiled about a small piece of fan service that happens late in Curse of Chucky then don't click here.
Exploring a creepy attic is never a good idea in a horror film. Especially if you're holding Chucky in your arms whilst you do it.
Filled with wit, style and smartly constructed sequences Curse of Chucky is an enjoyable and occasionally thrilling new Child’s Play feature from director Don Mancini.
And tells an interesting anecdote about the original version of the Chucky story.
People in horror movies do the stupidest things. With their fingers.
He's just a little fella... possessed by evil.
A judicious use of "effing" leads to poster satisfaction.
For the sake of official updates, here are the recently released plot blurbs for three upcoming horror pictures – the done-over Evil Dead; the done-over Carrie; and the latest Child’s Play sequel, Curse of Chucky. All of which reminds me how happy I am that folks like, say, Jen and Sylvia Soska are making original […]