Anthology films are always as bad as the worst story in them — they're never as good as the best story I thought it could be great if we had a book that reads you, and it writes what you're most afraid of.
Then the theme became stories we tell each other. On August 5, , a third trailer was released, featuring a cover version of the Donovan song " Season of the Witch ", by Lana Del Rey , performed for the film's soundtrack. The site's critical consensus reads, "Like the bestselling series of books that inspired it, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark opens a creepy gateway into horror for younger genre enthusiasts.
Owen Gleiberman of Variety wrote that "the movie faithfully re-creates the peak moments of half a dozen of Schwartz' most popular stories," but "doesn't totally embrace the Gammell vision," referring to the infamy of the illustrations in the original book series. Keith Uhlich of The Hollywood Reporter conversely termed it a "lackluster adaptation," adding that the monsters depicted in the film are "scary," though "they'd be much more so if they felt less like franchisable IP and more like fervent expressions of the ills of the eras on which the film aims to comment.
But in between those excellent scares there's a lot of filler, a lot of perfunctory plotting and a lot of mediocre character development. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Theatrical release poster. Brown J. Marco Beltrami Anna Drubich.
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