New to Amazon Prime: Horror Tip terrorizes you with one nightmare monster after another

Note: We have already published the following article in a similar form and reworked it due to the start of Amazon Prime streaming.

Children’s stories written in blood become terrifying reality in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark. In the adaptation of the horror book series of the same name, which is extremely popular in the USA, a group of teenagers in the late 1960s terrorized by various monstersafter they come across a mysterious book with cursed powers.

The film by André Øvredal, in which the horror icon Guillermo del Toro was also involved as a producer, is Available now to stream on Amazon Prime subscription. * The book adaptation is particularly worth seeing because of its great monster sequences, which seem as if a terrifying children’s book had come to life.

You can watch the trailer for Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark here

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark – Trailer (German) HD


Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark savors the chilling monster madness with relish

By the nostalgic setting in the late 1960s and the sympathetic protagonists are young, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark exudes a familiar atmosphere that is reminiscent of comparable productions such as the Netflix hit Stranger Things or more recent Stephen King film adaptations such as the es cinema two-piece remembered.

The fears and worries of the young main characters, which the film also resonates with slightly political climate of the prevailing Vietnam War mirrored, but morph into a much more graphic horror in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark.

At the latest when director André Øvredal unleashes one of the legends from the cursed book for the first time, the film captivates extensively celebrated horror setsin which the creepy charisma of the different creatures is given free rein.

While the influence of Guillermo del Toro is mainly due to the lovingly handmade design of the monsters becomes visible, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark masters the tightrope walk between a successful scary film for young people and at the same time a beautiful young adult film.

The pleasant shiver unleashed in the process will turn even the most hardened horror fan into an anxious child under the covers for a short time.

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