Some Friends go Through a Weird Ordeal in ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’

Watch some tales come to life in ‘Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’

This writer has seen plenty of horror films in his time. There have been a few great ones, but most nowadays follow a similar pattern. This ends up hurting the tale it is trying to tell and usually makes them not that scary. Some have been just downright weird. When he heard about Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark he thought it might be alright. He was able to see this movie and this is his thoughts on it.

You can read the plot for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark here:

It’s 1968 in America. Change is blowing in the wind…but seemingly far removed from the unrest in the cities is the small town of Mill Valley where for generations, the shadow of the Bellows family has loomed large. It is in their mansion on the edge of town that Sarah, a young girl with horrible secrets, turned her tortured life into a series of scary stories, written in a book that has transcended time. Stories that have a way of becoming all too real for a group of teenagers who discover Sarah’s terrifying home.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark gets 5/10. This wasn’t an awful movie, but it isn’t amazing either. The special effects were pretty good. This is sadly another horror film that just isn’t that scary. There were moments where it became painfully obvious what was going to happen next. The ending redeemed this film a bit, and ended up doing an alright job bringing this movie to an end. Some people might enjoy this film, but this writer wouldn’t recommend it. To learn more about Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark click on this website.

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is out now. You can follow this movie on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

 

Post Author: Jay Snook

Jay Snook hails from Sacramento, CA where he got a BA in Journalism. You may bump into him at SacAnime, Stan Lee's LA Comic Con, WonderCon and other events. You can follow him on Twitter @movyseeker31

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