Quote Originally Posted by andiwrite View Post
I agree about the line being delicate between non-threatening, creepy and totally over the top. The first half of the first Child's Play was great because you were getting an unsettling feeling that Chucky was alive, but you didn't actually see him move or make facial expressions. He was still a doll, and that was freaky. But when he became all-the-way-alive Chucky, a lot of the tension was lost for me. So I'd say the doll being actually alive ruins it for me.
Ah, so Chucky was like the Elf on the Shelf? The Elf on the Shelf concept creeps me out for the same reason, so maybe someone could do something with that. Creepy Christmas spy doll wreaks havoc, but no one ever sees it move.