Disney held the world premiere of the movie Haunted Palace Without actors due to the SAG-AFTRA strike and first reactions to the movie directed by Justin Simien.
Inspired by the classic ride at the Disneyland Resort theme park. The film’s story revolves around a woman and her son who recruit a motley crew of so-called psychic experts to help rid their home of supernatural squatters.
Stephen Weintraub of collider He praised Siemian and screenwriter Katie Dippold, saying they “did a great job” on the adaptation.
“I’m happy to report Haunted Mansion is one of those family movies that will scare the kids, make the adults laugh (a lot), and ride fans will keep pointing at the screen because it’s full of Easter eggs,” Weintraub said. chirp.
POC culture editor noticed on twitter which they saw Haunted Palace He accepted the strike and described the film as “a love letter to the iconic Disney ride and a family-friendly thriller”.
“The cast, led by Lakeith Stanfield, is terrific and hilarious. Full of fun, nods to the ride and a healthy dose of jump scares,” they added.
Although the founder Nightmarish sorcery Still collecting their thoughts on the film, she said, “The amount of heart that would not have been possible without Katie Dippold’s writing. She weaves together a story that tackles death/sorrow in a physical way while riding a fine line between humor/horror.”
screenrant Joseph Declamer chirp that Haunted Palace It was “an entertaining movie that the whole family can enjoy. There are some fun horror games for kids and plenty of Easter eggs for eagle-eyed Disney parks fans.”
said journalist Laura Cericole Haunted Palace It should have been a Halloween release instead of a summer one. That makes [no] sense. it’s against Barbie & Oppenheimer. “
From the same movie, Sirikul chirp“,”Haunted Palace It was entertaining, full of odd jokes and quirky jokes. The first chapter was a bit slow but in the second and third it picked up to a good pace. Good fears for children. Disney fans will love these Easter eggs. Tries really hard to be a little deep, but it’s still fun to watch.”
The film’s cast includes Lakeith Stanfield, Tiffany Haddish, Owen Wilson, Danny DeVito, Rosario Dawson, Chase W. Dillon, Jamie Lee Curtis as Madame Leota, Jared Leto as the Hatbox Ghost and Winona Ryder. Hasan Minhaj and Dan Levy also appear in the film.
Haunted Palace Opens in theaters July 28.
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