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The Midnight Club Review: A Rare Misfire From The Mike Flanagan Netflix Horror Machine

Posted On: Dec 9, 2022   |   Posted By: Slash Film

The Midnight Club Review: A Rare Misfire From The Mike Flanagan Netflix Horror Machine

Mike Flanagan is one of the most interesting and prolific horror filmmakers working right now, so much so that he's developed his own brand. Especially on Netflix, where he continues to create horror series that usually go over like gangbusters. His most recent show, "Midnight Mass," was one of his best yet. And, having followed hs career since his debut feature "Absentia," I consider myself a big Flanagan fan. So believe me when I say I take no pleasure in stating that Flanagan's latest, the Netflix series "The Midnight Club," is a bust. Co-created with Leah Fong, "The Midnight Club" is inspired by the work of Christopher Pike, who was kind of like the dark shadow to R.L. Stine back in the day when YA horror paperbacks were all the rage. But while Stine trafficked in ghouls and ghosts , Pike's books were always weirder, going into incredibly strange directions that often involved aliens, religion, and more. Which is part of why "The Midnight Club"...

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