Bump(s) in the night - Page 2

Fear(s) of the Dark offers an animated omnibus of juvenile dread
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In other words, Fear(s)'s theoretical misstep lies in its linking phobia with strategies of therapy — declaration, repentance, and ultimately, resolution — the hallmarks of the "healthy" adult, not the fantasizing child. Its redeeming beauty only arises when the collection of haunted scenarios aims for the viewer's callow spine rather than his existential brain.

Fear(s) of the Dark opens Fri/31 in Bay Area theaters.

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