lacks a basis understanding of how to generate suspense and build
This film just sits there with no energy,
waiting for a few surprises -- which never happen.
Then when the movie appears to be ending,
it feels half-finished and utterly empty, as if the last reel
Puppets can be darn scary, but they aren't
this time around.
Oh, well. There's always Saw 4.
If you find ventriloquists' dummies scary,
or ghost stories based on local legends creepy, then this is
definitely not the movie for you.
is a dull atmospheric ghost story that is neither scary nor shocking
and owes its entire fear factor to vague memories of haunted
birthday parties or nostalgic vaudeville routines.
So, if you don't fit into those reminiscences
-- then . . .
is a creepy killer-dummy dolls flick that makes little sense,
in my opinion.
The story involves a detective who is looking
into a murder and digs up the past of a town haunted by a mutilated
I found this ghost tale delivers a few
goose bumps and a few good visual changes, but, in the end, the
silly, goofy dialog was more than I could take.