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(From BusinessWorld (Philippines))
Byline: Noel Vera
Seed of Chucky
Directed by Don Mancini
Don Mancini is lucky enough to have written all five of his Chucky pictures; that way he's retained control over his characters' story arcs - given them a consistency of development and level of quality you rarely see in other horror franchises.
On the other hand, there's something to be said for the rare accident, the outsider brought in to breathe fresh life into an old story, even if it does little to the box office. Nigel Kneale, he of the Quatermass BBC TV series and film adaptations, wrote Halloween 3: Season of the Witch for the Michael Myers franchise, and it's easily the most bizarre (and to my mind most interesting) of the lot - sinister corporate men, subversive television commercials, outsized Halloween masks, long-distance mind control. It's barely a …