Despite Some Cool-Ass Monsters, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Offers Only Fleeting Frights

With the full force of producer and monster fanboy Guillermo del Toro behind it, Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is, undeniably, a lovingly crafted adaptation of Alvin Schwartz’s beloved series for younger readers. But unlike those spooky books, this perfectly fine big-screen version isn’t destined for classic…

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