The Boy Clips to Entice Moviegoers

The Boy releases in theaters January 22, 2016. Not to be confused with the 2015 released of the same name. Promotional campaign is kicking into high gear for this upcoming Horror Thriller. For instance a fan experience movie screening for the film is currently in effect. New trailers courtesy of STX Entertainment unveiled earlier this week. The exclusive clips are available below.

“The Boy”offers a recipe served many times over in the Horror, Thriller genre. Haunted dolls, is a tired concept. Undoubtedly, a premise that hasn’t seen success since the late eighties. Our young readers recall the film I’m referring to is the psychotic my little buddy doll. There’s always hope that a new, fresh take on the idea will invigorate modern audiences. Yet, its no surprise “Annabelle” received a mediocre reception from  both critics and moviegoers

The Boy” is rated PG-13 another minus. The lower rating conveys a concrete message. Moviegoers can expect to see diluted scares, and an absence of . A lower rating for horror films is a marketing tactic to entice broader audiences. Cliche frights are that are synonymous within these releases. If this is your cup of tea, kudos. For reserved Horror fans the film’s tame approach may not suffice.

Lauren Cohan of “The Walking Dead” fame leads the cast that includes Rupert Evans, James Russell, Jim Norton, Diana Hardcastle, Ben Robson

The official synopsis to “The Boy” is as follows:

An American nanny is shocked that her new English family’s boy is actually a life-sized doll. After violating a list of strict rules, disturbing events make her believe that the doll is really alive.

For further information be sure to check out the Official Facebook page for “The Boy”. Also check out their Official Twitter page.

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