Nightbooks

Nightbooks

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Krysten Ritter (Jessica Jones) plays a witch who traps a boy in a magical apartment in this kid-friendly(ish) fantasy horror from the director of Brightburn. Armed only with his scary stories, the boy must find a way out of this mysterious place before it's too late. Based on the book by JA White.

2021103 minsUSA
Kids & FamilyFantasyHorror

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Nightbooks | Reviews

Unafraid to be properly spooky, this is a rare instance of children’s horror that goes to some genuinely freaky places, alongside a deliciously hammy Krysten Ritter performance.

87%30 reviews

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Variety

Variety

Its whimsical touches, along with a reverence for creative young minds, gives the film a warmth that counterbalances its shocks.

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IGN

IGN

Nightbooks succeeds with its characters, but stumbles with pacing and potency.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Yarovesky has a knack for tricks of light - shadows, neon night vision and motion cast in silhouette...

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Bloody Disgusting

Bloody Disgusting

It's for the young and the young at heart, wrapping a very familiar tale in creative horror-fantasy packaging.

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Paste

Paste

A big part of the fun of Nightbooks is that it doesn't pander or pull any punches...

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Nightbooks | Release Details

Nightbooks is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.