Viral horror-comedy wows the critics
And the great HBO Max purge might actually be over
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M3GAN sitting pretty with 96% on RottenTomatoes… January is usually a studio dumping ground in theaters, giving movie fans time to catch up on holiday tentpoles and awards fodder — but leave it to Jason Blum and James Wan to throw a curve ball into the mix. AI doll horror-comedy M3GAN was already catching heat in October with its viral trailer, but now the Gerard Johnstone film is getting nearly universal praise ahead of its release this weekend. RottenTomatoes sums up the reviews, “Unapologetically silly and all the more entertaining for it, M3GAN is the rare horror-comedy that delivers chuckles as effortlessly as chills.” I’m intrigued. 🤖
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