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‘Imaginary’ review: How does this creepy teddy bear stand up to M3GAN?

‘Imaginary’ review: How does this creepy teddy bear stand up to M3GAN?

There can be a very thin line between cute and creepy. Just look at Chucky, M3GAN, or the Cabbage Patch Kids. Not all of these are killer toys, but all of them could be believably beloved by children while giving grown-ups the heebie-jeebies. Coming to join their perturbing plaything ranks is Chauncey Bear in Imaginary.  Plus, like Blumhouse’s other recent killer toy offerings, M3GAN and Five Nights at Freddy‘s, Imaginary is PG-13, allowing budding horror fans to get in on the freaky fun.  What’s Imaginary about?  DeWanda Wise stars as a struggling stepmom in “Imaginary.” Credit: Lionsgate Written by a quartet of scribes — Greg Erb, Bryce McGuire, Jason Oremland, and director Jeff Wadlow — the plot line to Imaginary is a bit convoluted. Sure, at its creepy core, it’s the tale of a girl and the teddy bear who might just kill her. But the framing has flourishes, maybe too many.  DeWanda Wise, who is the best part of bad movies Poolman and Jurassic World Dominion, stars as Jessica, a celebrated childrens’ book author tackling …