Feels like a movie that never should have been made for a franchise that, having lain dormant for nine years, did not deserve a resurrection.

The messiest of the three movies and the most narratively fractured, but it should still satisfy those who consider themselves to be fans.

Run Time: 1:43
U.S. Release Date: 2023-06-16
MPAA Rating: "PG"
Genre: Animated
Director: Peter Sohn
Cast: Leah Lewis, Mamoudou Athie, Ronnie del Carmen, Shila Ommi, Catherine O’Hara, Wendi McLendon-Covey

A romantic comedy that uses allegory to touch on issues as wide-ranging as bigotry, immigration, and children trying to live up to parental expectations.

Run Time: 1:39
U.S. Release Date: 2023-04-21
MPAA Rating: "R" (Violence, Gore, Profanity)
Genre: Horror
Director: Lee Cronin
Cast: Lily Sullivan, Alyssa Sutherland, Gabrielle Echols, Morgan Davies, Nell Fisher

Although always gruesome and sometimes darkly humorous, it is never especially scary. This is yet another victory for nostalgia over originality.