Natalie Ganzhorn as Ruth in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (category TBC), directed by André Ovredal and produced by Guillermo del Toro. Photo: CBS Films/AP

Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark film review: horror for teenagers blends adolescent angst and campfire yarns

  • The year is 1968, George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead is playing at drive-in cinemas and Richard Nixon is about to be elected president. It’s Halloween
  • Three unpopular nerds visit a haunted house, discover a book left by a tortured soul, and all hell breaks loose. This is a horror film for children that works
Topic |   American films

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Natalie Ganzhorn as Ruth in Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark (category TBC), directed by André Ovredal and produced by Guillermo del Toro. Photo: CBS Films/AP
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