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Old 10-11-22, 11:28 AM
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M3GAN (2023, P: Blum, Wan, D: Johnstone)

meet M3GAN. your new best friend.

only in theaters january 13

From the most prolific minds in horror—James Wan, the filmmaker behind the Saw, Insidious and The Conjuring franchises, and Blumhouse, the producer of the Halloween films, The Black Phone and The Invisible Man—comes a fresh new face in terror.

M3GAN is a marvel of artificial intelligence, a life-like doll programmed to be a child’s greatest companion and a parent’s greatest ally. Designed by brilliant toy-company roboticist Gemma (Get Out’s Allison Williams), M3GAN can listen and watch and learn as she becomes friend and teacher, playmate and protector, for the child she is bonded to.

When Gemma suddenly becomes the caretaker of her orphaned 8-year-old niece, Cady (Violet McGraw, The Haunting of Hill House), Gemma’s unsure and unprepared to be a parent. Under intense pressure at work, Gemma decides to pair her M3GAN prototype with Cady in an attempt to resolve both problems—a decision that will have unimaginable consequences.

Produced by Jason Blum and James Wan, M3GAN is directed by award-winning filmmaker Gerard Johnstone (Housebound), from a screenplay by Akela Cooper (Malignant, The Nun 2) based on a story by Akela Cooper and James Wan.

The film also stars Ronny Chieng (Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings), Brian Jordan Alvarez (Will & Grace), Jen Van Epps (Cowboy Bebop), Lori Dungey (The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring, extended edition) and Stephane Garneau-Monten (Straight Forward).

Universal Pictures and Blumhouse present an Atomic Monster production in association with Divide/Conquer. The film’s executive producers are Allison Williams, Mark Katchur, Ryan Turek, Michael Clear, Judson Scott, Adam Hendricks and Greg Gilreath.
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Re: M3GAN (2023, P: Blum, Wan, D: Johnstone)

I was going to make a joke about not seeing the first two Megan movies but then I read the synopsis and realized I *have* seen the first couple Child’s Play movies.
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What? The doll turns murderous? Who could've imagined?
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Re: M3GAN (2023, P: Blum, Wan, D: Johnstone)

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What? The doll turns murderous? Who could've imagined?
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Will this be as hilariously awful as Malignant?
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Will this be as hilariously awful as Malignant?
I sure hope so. That movie fucking rocked!
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I sure hope so. That movie fucking rocked!
I wouldn't say it rocked but it was watchable in a so-bad-it's-good kinda way.
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That is great!!
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I've seen and used some pretty strong power-washers, but . . . really?
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That shot of the doll dancing in the hallway is both hilarious and creepy as shit at the same time.
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^^ was just going to post that, lol. The way her head doesn't move nor do her facial expressions change. It's really fucked up and it seems really unnecessary.
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This looks like it will be a hoot to see with an audience. If only I had a robot doll to go in my place and record it.
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Out this week.

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Re: M3GAN (2023, P: Blum, Wan, D: Johnstone)

This gives me "Orphan" vibes. Like it's going to be far more entertaining and fun than it should be.
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Did they model her after the Olsen twins or any other Olsen family Female?
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I was thinking of seeing this on Friday.
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I’m seeing it Friday. From everything I’ve read and heard, it’s entertaining, but not scary at all. I’ve read it’s more comedy.
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Reviews: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/m3g...ometer-reviews

94% with 18 reviews
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Re: M3GAN (2023, P: Blum, Wan, D: Johnstone)

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Oh. Yea.



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Even the negative review that's currently up is mostly positive: Absolutely ridiculous and both intentionally/unintentionally funny, M3GAN is a future cult classic. In the moment? It's a mixed bag.

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Was planning on seeing this regardless, not necessarily theatrically but on video definitely, but I totally missed the mention in the first post that this was from the director of HOUSEBOUND, which is a fairly brilliant horror/comedy (even the poster nailed the balance). I get that the press release for M3GAN had to focus more on James Wan and Blumhouse, but Johnstone should be a draw for anyone who's seen his first film.
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Don't any of these idiots in the trailer have a fucking gun?

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