Movie Review: M3gan (2022)

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I became interested in M3gan when I first watched the trailer a while ago, but haven’t looked at it since. I was drawn in by the creepy doll and expected at least a cheesy thriller with a neat little gimmick. What I got was a pleasant little slasher that I can recommend to those interested.

M3gan is a lifelike doll powered by AI designed to be the last toy kids will ever need. Gemma, the inventor, dreams of a world where M3gan will be the perfect aid for parents. Gemma gets her chance to test the first M3gan on her grieving niece. At first, M3gan works as intended. She quickly becomes Katies greatest friend, but there is something off about the doll. Something in the code seems to be boiling up something sinister. Can they figure out what before it is too late?

I enjoyed this movie. The acting was great, the story was fine, and the pacing was perfect. For the first time in a while, I found myself invested in the plot of a slasher movie. I loved how the film dealt with grief, and the actors did a fantastic job of emoting it. I loved M3gan’s descent into evil. It was organic and well-executed. I even liked the criticism it makes about parents letting technology parent their kids. If you are a fan of the thriller and slasher genre, M3gan is a great place to start.

The only complaint is that the ending is predictable. This might be a symptom of watching too many movies, but I figured out the twist as soon as it floated into the scene. The ending is very cheesy, but one that I didn’t mind because it was fun. If you are thinking of watching this movie and don’t mind the creepy doll aesthetics, go check it out. As of writing this review, you can still watch M3gan in theaters.

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  1. Watching the ad, I was reminded of several ‘Evil Toy’ movies and a handful of the ‘Evil Child’ ones. I could easily have expected this to have been a more intense episode of Black Mirror. Thanks for the review.

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    1. I can see this being something in black mirror. It was pretty well done how they exist in the evil toy genre but still end up being unique enough to be its own story. Thank you for reading!


      1. I finally got to see M3gan.

        I watched the movie last night and I loved it from beginning to end!

        It wasn’t dumb in any way at all to me.

        The doll was beautiful and the film was very creative. I was not disappointed at all.

        Loved the thrills, action, and humor in the film.

        The movie was not scary but the doll at times had a creepy appeal that made up for it.

        It was a fun film❤

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  2. I still have not seen this movie yet but I intend to.

    When I first saw the previews months back It had caught my interest.

    Horror/thriller were my favorites growing up. I am not into them as I used to be. However, I still appreciate a good chiller nowadays that is worth the watch.

    Great post!

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      1. I appreciate the support! My content will be a little video game heaving for a bit while I wrap up some content I have to get through, but I typically do Movies or TV shows daily.

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      2. Of course, it is my pleasure!❤

        I will check back and forth on your site for heads up on shows and movies because there is nothing more disappointing than spended time wasted on crappy entertainment.

        You have great variety so I will keep coming back to get the scoop and give my feedback on what I saw.🌷🌼

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