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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Rebooting Power Rangers Again Means Losing Its Authentic Teens, and That Sucks

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This week, Dacre Montgomery—of Stranger Things but, more importantly here, Power Rangers fame—seemingly confirmed something we’ve been expecting to happen for a while: Now that Hasbro owns the Power Rangers franchise in its entirety, the 2017 movie reboot is, uh, well…being rebooted itself. And I’m weirdly sad about…

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Daisy Ridley and Tom Holland’s Sci-Fi Drama Chaos Walking Is Apparently ‘Unreleasable’

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There’s a reason Tom Holland wasn’t at the Avengers: Endgame premiere in Los Angeles this week. He’s currently in the middle of expensive reshoots for Doug Liman’s dystopian thriller Chaos Walking—a movie that’s in such rough shape, it’s reportedly “unreleasable.”

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