Fear Street: 1666

Fear Street: 1666 ★★★½

Was going back and forth thinking if this was better than Part Two or not but I think that this one was just slightly better. The movie does have a couple of problems that keep it from being as good as 1994 though. The story still is predictable as I knew how it was going to end, there is a couple of weird tone shifts in the third act, some of the CGI can look a little weird and quite obvious, and while she does do a really good job there were a couple of times in the first part of the film where Kiana Madeira's accent wasn't quite right. She still did a fantastic job playing Sarah Fier in the first hour of the film and maybe it's just the accent she's doing but there were a couple of times where she didn't quite pull it off right. However, just like with 1978 the positives of the film really make it entertaining to watch and the problems don't take away any of the enjoyment I got. The story while predictable still did keep my interest to know what was going to happen at the end, the cinematography is good, the musical score and soundtrack still are great even if they don't come in at the best of moments, the direction is fantastic, the editing is solid, the characters are still likable, memorable, and interesting, the bits of humor get some good chuckles, the effects, for the most part, look very good, the kills are amazing and incredibly shocking along with having so much blood and gore that make it even more glorious, there are many disturbing and creepy moments set up by a very tense atmosphere, there are some surprisingly effective emotional moments, and the acting is pretty much stellar from everyone. Rather they are in the 1666 setting which does really feel like you're in that time period or 1994 everyone does a great job and the little issue I bought up of Kiana Madeira's accent in the 1666 setting doesn't even matter that much because her performance in all the movies especially this one has always been fantastic with many powerful and badass moments. Overall I can now say that I have completed the entire Fear Street trilogy and I would say that it ended off very well. It's not amazing but I still really enjoyed this series of films and while 1994 is still the best one I can say that the sequels still retained a lot of what made the first one so much fun. If you're a fan of the first two parts then absolutely check out Part Three and I just want to give a quick "Thank You" to Leigh Janiak for making this series of films. Hope we get to see more of her talent in the future.

Block or Report

Ryan liked these reviews