Despite Some Cool-Ass Monsters, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Offers Only Fleeting Frights

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With the full force of producer and monster fanboy Guillermo del Toro behind it, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is, undeniably, a lovingly crafted adaptation of Alvin Schwartz’s beloved series for younger readers. But unlike those spooky books, this perfectly fine big-screen version isn’t destined for classic…

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Guillermo del Toro Talks Bringing Monsters to Life for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

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If you read Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark as a kid, no doubt you’re still haunted by Stephen Gammell’s chilling illustrations. When Guillermo del Toro decided to produce a film version, with brother-in-horror André Øvredal (Trollhunter, The Autopsy of Jane Doe) directing, he knew that bringing…

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Guillermo del Toro Explains the Difficulty of Adapting Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

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For generations, the book series Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark has haunted kids and adults alike. On name recognition alone, the Alvin Schwartz series seems like a perfect choice for a film adaptation. And yet, it’s not just one story, it’s lots of stories, which made that process more than a little difficult. io9…

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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark’s New Trailer Spotlights the MVP of Your Childhood Nightmares

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For decades, kids have been thrilling to the folklore-inspired terrors of Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark series. In February, we got some freaky first looks at the Guillermo del Toro-produced feature adaptation, and now there’s a new teaser trailer to further test your nerves.

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The First Scary Stories to Tell In the Dark Teasers Are the Stuff of Disgusting Nightmares

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As much fun as we all had with Goosebumps growing up as kids, everyone knows that true young horror connoisseurs always end up gravitating towards Alvin Schwartz’s Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark because they’ve always been legitimately terrifying as opposed to kitschy.

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