The Queer Horror of “Chucky”: Episode 2 – “Give Me Something Good To Eat”

Each week Joe Lipsett will highlight a key scene or interaction in Don Mancini’s Chucky series to consider how the show is engaging with and contributing to queer horror. After last week’s premiere tackled concerns about coming out to unsupportive parents, it’s fascinating to see parents back at the center of attention – albeit in […]

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“Chucky” Plays Some Games, Turns Jake to the Dark Side in Photos from Episode 2, “Give Me Something Good to Eat” [Images]

“Chucky” is finally here and the killer doll is slashing up Syfy on a weekly basis all the way through Halloween. The premiere was a bit of a mixed bag, but it looks as if things will be ramping up with the second episode, “Give Me Something Good to Eat”, in which Chucky (Brad Dourif) […]

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The Queer Horror of “Chucky”: Episode 1, “Death By Misadventure”

Each week Joe Lipsett will highlight a key scene or interaction in Don Mancini’s Chucky series to consider how the show is engaging with and contributing to queer horror. There are plenty of thrilling moments in the premiere of Don Mancini’s Chucky series on Syfy. In addition to homages to both the series’ films and […]

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[Review] “Chucky” Premiere Brings the Killer Doll Home to Play in Multiple Sandboxes at Once

Seven movies deep, Don Mancini’s Chucky series remains arguably the most cohesive of the horror franchises. Now it continues in TV series form, with an eight-episode inaugural season. Between the new story and ideas introduced to an already rich history, a backstory, and franchise veterans teased to arrive in the wake of Cult of Chucky, the […]

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