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Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019)

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (2019) Spoiler Free Horror/ Thriller Rated 15 Available now for home viewing
Let me start by saying that this is categorically not an anthology film, such as V/H/S or Southbound, where the stories exist separately, in and of themselves. Everything in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is part of the same narrative- and it really works.
Directed by André Øvredal, the man behind the brilliant Troll Hunter*, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark stars nobody I’d really heard of, except for Dean Norris as one teen's father, but that’s really not important and they’re all pretty good. I had reasonably high hopes going in, but at the same time wasn’t sure what to expect; as giddy with excitement and anticipation of the unknown as a man my age can reasonably get. 
Teenagers join up with a drifter (of roughly the same age so it isn’t as creepy as it sounds) and piss around in a scary house on Halloween 1968. The conveniently gothic gaff is rumoured to have been home …

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