Dread Ma (Movie Thoughts: Ma)

MV5BMTA2MjA3ODU0NjBeQTJeQWpwZ15BbWU4MDE3NTQxNDcz._V1_SY1000_CR0,0,631,1000_AL_Oh, the promise. ‘Ma’ could have been good serious campy fun. I mean, it had all the elements of one, and Octavia Spencer was so game for it. She is creepy and you would have believed wherever her character’s journey would have ended up – and the more outrageous would have been better. But Director Tate Taylor chose to go the safe – read boring – route and gave us a by-the-book rote storyline. About halfway through, it lost my interest and the only thing that kept my attention was the twink factor. File under ‘Missed Opportunities’

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