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R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: Have You Met My Ghoulfriend?

By Renee Longstreet, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Bland R.L. Stine entry is more silly than spooky.

Movie PG 2014 91 minutes
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age 9+

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age 7+


So everyone going to act like Mosthly Ghostly and this movie were the same people? It’s suppose to be a continued version from the first one and the only person who was the same was the girl ghost. They changed the whole skin color of the ghost boy and then the eye color for the Max character. It’s ridiculous
age 11+

i have an eleven year old friend Mckenzie and I'm sure she would enjoy this .

I just bought the DVD and I thought it was cute, I enjoyed it a lot better than the other RL Stine movie with the girl who was on Hanna Montanna. this one just seemed cooler and a movie that you would want to watch again . Belle Throne is smart pretty and down to earth and the guy Max who was on I Carly wow he grew up, he is a cutie, all and all good movie I have to say.

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Other than a few cackles and zaps, this movie is way too silly to be scary, so it never delivers on its essential promise. However, if audiences can ignore the cheesy special effects, stereotypical bullies and teens, a villain who restates his evil purpose time and time again for the benefit of anyone who can't hold a thought for five minutes or more, and amateurish, exaggerated performances (particularly by the adult members of the cast), there's some fun to be had here. Because the hero is "inhabited" by a formerly dead circus performer, some of the acrobatics and tumbling feats will elicit laughter. And invisible-to-all-but-one-person ghosts popping up in scenes to wreak havoc on the leading character's life is a tried-and-true formula for humor. But don't expect logic, motivated behavior, solid characters, or an original story to spoil the filmmakers' desire to produce a cheap and easy sequel in an already popular franchise.

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