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PHOTOGRAPHY
THE CRAFT: LEGACY
DVD Review by David Blackwell

DETAILS: 94 minutes, featurettes, extended and alternate scenes, trailers
VIDEO: 2.39:1 (Anamorphic Widescreen)
AUDIO: English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 DD, Spanish 5.1 DD
Subtitles: English, English SDH, French, Spanish

STUDIO: Columbia Pictures/ Blumhouse Productions/ Red Wagon Entertainment
RELEASE DATE: 12-22-2020
THE CRAFT: LEGACY is a frustrating experience with a story that is only half there and additional shooting could have saved the story with more scenes to flesh out characters and plot points further. The sequel/ reboot revolves around a teen girl Lily who moves with her mom to live with her mom's new boyfriend Adam Harrison (David Duchovny) and his teen sons. Adam is a self help author who help men find their masculinity. Meanwhile, Lily is taken in by three teen girls looking to form their own coven. They start learning magic together while Lily gets suspicious about her Adam and his sons. The plot meanders along before it decides to get into the third act which picks things, but unfortunately due to the teen witches being cringe worthy characters (while wishing the trans witch Lourdes played by trans actress Zoey Luna was more developed in the movie) and the adult characters like Adam and Lily's mom being more interesting. THE CRAFT: LEGACY could have used Blumhouse having a more hands on role as producers to make sure this sequel was more developed and it makes the first movie THE CRAFT seem like Shakespeare.

SPECIAL FEATURES:
Featurettes-
FRANCHISE LEGACY- a look at how the sequel is trying to respect and be a homage to the original movie
POWERFUL STORY, MEGICAL DIRECTOR- all about the story and director of THE CRAT: LEGACY

Extended and Alternate Scenes are scenes that would have helped flesh out points in the story and the characters, but the director says it is none of our business why they got cut. I would love to help her hone her vision as a director, but I feel this is the wrong approach to how you make a movie and being too overly protective over making a movie since movies are a collaborative process as a team.

Trailers for GHOSTBUSTERS: AFTERLIFE, MONSTER HUNTER, FANTASY ISLAND, and BROKEN HEARTS GALLERY

FINAL ANALYSIS: THE CRAFT: LEGACY isn't as bad as the trailer makes it look, but the soft reboot/ sequel is still a missed opportunity that could have developed the story and characters further. Instead you end up with some fun moments, adult characters that are more interesting than some of the cliched annoying teen characters, and an undercooked story.

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