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Film Review - Come Play


“Come Play” began life as “Larry,” a short film from writer/director Jacob Chase. It was a five-minute-long calling card for horror moviemaking, following a parking lot attendant’s experience with a special monster from an app-based storybook who’s looking for companionship with or without permission from its victim. The effort paid off for Chase, who’s now in command of “Come Play,” tasked with taking a small-scale idea and turning it into a 90-minute-long horror experience for a PG-13 audience. Such an endeavor requires a substantial upgrade in plot and character, and while Chase is eager to assemble a frightening viewing experience, his screenplay falls short in many areas, and his liberal lifting from other genre offerings doesn’t magically bring his work to life. Read the rest at


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