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Curse of Chucky

A woman whose mother recently died suspects a mysterious doll might be responsible and a hazard to her niece.
United States
2013
Feature Film
Realism: 
Supernatural
Character Focus: 
Doll Film
Stalker: 
Sneaker
Trespasser
Cultists: 
Worshipper
Relative: 
Father
Dimensional: 
Meta
Dolls: 
Dolly
Wizards: 
Voodoo Sorcerer
Possessor
Writing: 
Characters: 
Franchise Sequel
7.04
Plays out of its skin!
8
6
7.04
8
4
4
3
Effects
Editing
Photography
We start with the assumption that the audience knows Chucky. The best thing about this one is that it embraces its root; a time when tongue in cheek horror was praised. Chucky used to be scary, but then got turned into a joke. Well, he thankfully inspires fear again. One of the main protagonists is a kid and we rediscover the evil doll again through a plot reminiscent of the original Child’s Play.
The image is clean and crisp. The cinematography is studied and calculated, and many shots are set up in a complex fashion. The story manages to be both amusing and serious; at the same time and in alternation. The score is at time psychedelic, especially in moments of tension which the film excels at. Brad Dourif, the voice of Chucky, returns. The rest of the cast is motivated and performs well.
The main set is a beautiful mansion and the action mainly takes place on a rainy night. Along with a script that gives you all you wish for, the cutting-edge effects, animatronics included, return with a new upgraded but faithful look. The film’s weaknesses can easily be overlooked, seeing how many surprises await you. Also, this new addition to the franchise has more than one twist in store...
Alternate Titles: 
Child's Play 6
Child's Play Part 6
Chucky 6
Chucky Part 6
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