'The Craft: Legacy' is the sparkly savior your Halloween deserves

October 28, 2020 at 21:43

Call the corners, drink of your sisters, slap on a cat-eye, and have at it with the glitter: The Craft: Legacy is here and it’s spectacular.
'The Craft: Legacy' is here and it's spectacular.
Concerns over the trailer varied, including "not enough Love Spit Love," "not enough Fairuza Balk," "not enough black," etc.
A spunky little sister to Andrew Fleming’s 1996 goth-chic masterpiece — the Craft director executive produced the new film as well, and it shows — The Craft: Legacy is a worthwhile continuation of the outcasts-win universe fans already worship.
That you don't need to have seen The Craft to appreciate its Legacy is a bonus.
Not only are the special effects far more effective in The Craft: Legacy (thank god), the girls are also able to wield more power than their predecessors as a result.
Keeping with the great tradition of being both totally obsession-worthy and kind of a mess, The Craft: Legacy never takes itself too seriously.
Good thing for the coven, too, because the central conflict of The Craft: Legacy is a somewhat higher stakes affair than the schism chronicled in the original.
But suffice to say, it's somewhere in the ballpark of Black Christmas meets Mean Girls meets a very specific scene from Halloweentown.
Keeping with The Craft's great tradition of being both totally obsession-worthy and kind of a mess, The Craft: Legacy never takes itself too seriously.
More daydream than nightmare, The Craft: Legacy delivers an enchanting outing that honors its origins while maintaining the ease and self-awareness characteristic of a timelessly great scary movie.
The Craft: Legacy is now available to stream through Amazon Prime Video, Google Play, iTunes, YouTube, and more.
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