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Ouija (2014) - Styles White

Cliche supernatural event after event. This picture is far less than stellar than anyone could have hoped for. Especially one based on a board game. Every over stylized modern horror effect is on full display. From the strange supernaturally sped up movements of ghosts. To the high-pitched, generically creepy laughter of children. It's so predictable. So much so that some scenes seem downright stolen right out of other movies. They had problems during production and it shows. Re-Writes and Re-Shoots. However, they could have done much better. 
Emotional teenagers find an old Ouija board and play with supernatural forces beyond their comprehension. Or at least beyond the directors comprehension. They have a friend that was killed after playing Ouija by herself. So they try? Stupid teenagers. This predictable and tired format should have died out long ago. But year after year we are fed these very safe and family friendly horror films that do little to amaze. Most of these tend to …