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Nightbooks (2021)


Alex, a boy obsessed with scary stories, is trapped by a witch in her modern, magical New York City apartment. His original hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping him safe as he desperately tries to find a way out of this twisted place.

Nightbooks (2021)

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Released Year: 2021
Runtime: 103 minutes
Genre: Family, Fantasy
Directors: David Yarovesky

Storyline


Alex, a boy obsessed with scary stories, is trapped by a witch in her modern, magical New York City apartment. His original hair-raising tales are the only thing keeping him safe as he desperately tries to find a way out of this twisted place.

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Reviews


75
Paste Magazine - Tara Bennett
By story’s end, I was happy to spend time in this original story that treats younger audiences, and the horror genre, with respect.
70
Variety - Scott Tobias
Its whimsical touches, along with a reverence for creative young minds, gives the film a warmth that counterbalances its shocks.
70
The New York Times - Natalia Winkelman
Its devotion to frights makes it memorable.
60
IGN - Matt Fowler
Krysten Ritter, along with Winslow Fegley and Lidya Jewett, provide enough pizazz to keep Nightbooks afloat, creating an engaging supernatural hostage scenario.
50
Movie Nation - Roger Moore
Throwing a lot of production design at the limp stories within this recycled tale doesn’t make it look or play scary. It just makes it loud and expensive looking.

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