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  • Chastain digs deep, going beyond the call of scream-queen duty to find the passion that gives horror a pulse. show more

  • Mama itself is above average as a piece of filmmaking, even if its scare quotient is middling or below. That's OK with me. I was content to be impressed by the skill of the first-time director, AndrĂ©s Muschietti; absorbed by the performances and smitten by some startling images. show more

  • An effectively spooky ghost story with Guillermo del Toro's imprimatur (he's executive producer), Mama is every adoptive parent's nightmare: What if the children you bring home start eating moths and toilet paper, and won't come out from under the bed? And when they do, it's only to do something hurtful? show more

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