Child’s Play (1988)

At first glance, Child’s Play sounds like a guaranteed flop-a-roo. A toy doll comes to life and terrorizes people? No thanks. Somehow though, against all odds, not only did the... See More

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At first glance, Child’s Play sounds like a guaranteed flop-a-roo. A toy doll comes to life and terrorizes people? No thanks. Somehow though, against all odds, not only did the movie succeed, but it spawned a plethora of sequels, and eventually a remake (2019). What was the secret to this film’s success, and what made the remake so infuriatingly awful? Find out all that and more, in this episode of House of Horrors!

 

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At first glance, Child’s Play sounds like a guaranteed flop-a-roo. A toy doll comes to life and terrorizes people? No thanks. Somehow though, against all odds, not only did the movie succeed, but it spawned a plethora of sequels, and eventually a remake (2019). What was the secret to this film’s success, and what made the remake so infuriatingly awful? Find out all that and more, in this episode of House of Horrors!

 

Remember to subscribe and rate us on Apple Podcasts, and follow @BLeavPodcasts and @jonblerner on Twitter!

 

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