8 Memorable Movie Murders, All Committed By Killer Dolls

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Scary dolls are a common device in horror movies. But the dolls don’t always kill people—remember, that hideous clown in Poltergeist may have sparked plenty of nightmares, but somehow it didn’t actually murder anyone. However, there are still plenty of maniacal Toys “R” Us escapees running around out there, racking up…

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The New Child’s Play Had to Be Extra Careful About Chucky’s Kills

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When it comes to gory, R-rated horror movies, seeing the wildest, grossest, and scariest kills imaginable is what it’s all about, both for audiences and for filmmakers. But for the new Child’s Play, there were things the team couldn’t do when it came to kills. Legally, they couldn’t.

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Updates on Ghostbusters, the Kingsman Prequel, and More

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Cary Elwes joins the Black Christmas remake. Brace yourselves, a seventh Paranormal Activity is on the way. The Rain will return for one final season. Plus, what’s to come on Swamp Thing and Krypton, Daisy Ridley goes fantasy-horror, and Chucky claims his latest Toy Story victim. Spoilers away!

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DC Universe’s Titans Has Found Its Aqualad

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There won’t be a new Pixar short in front of Toy Story 4. Peter Parker suits up a whole bunch in new Far From Home footage. Child’s Play’s weirdly hostile poster campaign reaches its inevitable conclusion. Jessica Parker Kennedy discusses the odds of her Flash return. Plus, what’s to come on Fear the Walking Dead.…

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3 Things Recent Horror Reboots Have Gotten Right (and 3 Things That’ve Gone Wrong)

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The new Child’s Play movie hits theaters June 21, the latest in a long line of horror franchise reboots banking on nostalgia to lure both old-school and next-generation scary movie fans to theaters. But while some recent remakes have managed to stand on their own, others have felt more like disappointing cash grabs.…

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The Real Reason Chucky Is a Robot Now

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The first trailer for the reboot of Child’s Play came with a surprise. The original was about a serial killer who possessed a doll and killed a bunch of people. Now, Chucky’s a smart toy who finds autonomy…and then kills a bunch of people. It seemed odd for a reboot to change the premise of its own story this much…

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Updates From Stranger Things, Bill & Ted 3, and More

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The wild Clifford the Big Red Dog movie keeps adding to its cast. Buddy claims another Pixar pal in the latest Child’s Play poster. Plus what’s to come on Dark and iZombie, a new Black Christmas remake is on the way, and new clips from The 100 and Fear the Walking Dead. To me, my spoilers!

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Exclusive Video Looks at Why Child’s Play Is About the Evils of Technology

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The original Child’s Play was about a serial killer who possessed a doll and went on a mass murder spree, but the reboot has changed things up a bit. In an exclusive video, Child’s Play stars Aubrey Plaza, Brian Tyree Henry, and Gabriel Bateman dive into this new version of Chucky and what it says about the horrors of…

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