Can I get my crow barbecued, please? Yeah – I’m eating crow now because I poo-pooed the new remake/reboot of Child’s Play before it opened this past weekend. Actually, I kind of dug the first trailer and had an open mind. And when Mark Hamill was announced as the voice of Chucky (aka Buddi), my mind was even more open. Then the second trailer dropped and I had doubts, at which point the poo-pooing began. Next were the ads of Chucky destroying various Toy Story characters (that movie opened the same weekend), which seemed like ‘desperation time’ for me. But…..low and behold – Child’s Play was actually (gulp) GOOD. Continue reading
Oh no! It’s Chucky! Or…..I mean, Buddi! Or…..Chucky! I don’t know, it’s all very confusing. But regardless, it’s that doll from that new Child’s Play movie. Look at those piercing, haunting blue eyes. No seriously, look at them or you’re going to lose the staring contest. Stay focused, man! Try not to think about the comparisons to the original Chucky doll. Or the fact that Brad Dourif isn’t doing the voice this time. Or the fact that Luke Skywalker is. (Throws coins on the ground) Wait, that doll was distracted by money and you win the staring contest! Seems fitting. Oh – and go see Child’s Play this weekend. Or don’t. Either way it’s all good.