Scary Stories Reviews

April 25, 2019
An informative and entertaining warm-up to the upcoming feature film adaptation.
July 26, 2019
Fans of the Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark series will delight in Cody Meirick's documentary ... because of how it takes the time to create context for the stories themselves.
May 8, 2019
Less than the sum of its parts, it doesn't have enough of a distance from its subject to appeal to non-fans.
May 3, 2019
Scary Stories documentary isn't just about the books' creators, fans, and foes. In particular, Schwartz's son Peter has a grand personal arc that leaves us with a satisfying sense of redemption.
April 30, 2019
Littered with garbled audio, facile arguments, and astoundingly poor production values, the film feels cheap, lazy, and opportunistic...
April 29, 2019
[An] insightful, fascinating, and entertaining documentary, Scary Stories is a 'must see' for the horror fan and fans of the 'Scary Stories' books!
April 25, 2019
So jam-packed with passion for its subject that it's impossible to come away without an appreciation for the work and the generation of horror-loving kids it inspired.
April 21, 2019
...Scary Storiesis an important documentary for fans of children's literature, horror, and those who grew up with the series shaping their love of storytelling, urban legends, and more.
April 17, 2019
Not as long as I would have loved it to be, but nevertheless Cody Meirick's documentary is a fascinating look at the legacy and creation of "Scary Stories"...
February 15, 2018
The documentary is a fun nostalgia trip, even if it doesn't provide much depth.