- Even by the lamest, lowest standards of schlock horror, Child’s Play is scraping the bottom of the barrel.
- It should be noted that the creators of the original franchise have essentially disavowed this version, and it’s immediately apparent why.
- For reasons known only to screenwriter Tyler Burton Smith (making an inauspicious feature debut) and director Lars Klevberg (his second feature), this film opts for science-fiction rather than horror.
- Plaza, enjoying a rare big-screen lead, is unable to breathe life into her stock character, which is written as perhaps the most irresponsible single mother in horror-film history.
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