Something wicked this way comes in this installment of the Witchboard franchise of films. This time out, a trio of friends fool around with a Ouija board, and they inadvertently contact the spirit of a young boy, who proceeds to co-opt their bodies.
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It's routine in horror and cheesy in comedy, but Witchboard oddly works best in its scenes of melodrama. As the characterization of its 3 main leads-- especially the predictable, if bittersweet relationship arc of the 2 males-- is actually more of a focus than the scary stuff. Thus, even if the frights aren't well conducted, it still gives these scenes pathos. A quite underrated film.
Silly but could double as a drug awareness film too, or ideologies. To paraphrase the final lines: "Can it still work with all those holes in it?" ... "Yes." No matter how much has been shown to be hogwash, there will still be someone who falls for it. And its destructive nature will shift reality. Overall, great little popcorn horror flick. Watch out for the guy rolling around on the green screen.