This time around we have Curse of Chucky. Here is a brief plot summary for all of you [SPOILERS AHEAD]:
This episode starts off 4 years after the godawful previous film, with a package being delivered to a paraplegic woman named Nica (Fiona Dourif, daughter of the voice actor behind the mad doll) and her mom, Sarah. Sarah doesn’t understand why this doll was sent to her, and she throws Chucky in the trash like garbage (poor guy). He retaliates by stabbing her to death, which happens off-screen. I think it's a shame we don’t get to see this kill, but we do get to hear her scream, as does Nica, who overhears and finds the body. Sarah's death is then ruled a suicide.
The next morning Nica, grieving over her mother's apparent brutal, bloody suicide, starts clearing Sarah's arts and crafts into bin bags. Her stuck-up older sister Barb (Danielle Bisutti) and her family (her husband Ian [douche bag], daughter Alice [annoying], and their live-in nanny Jill [sexy blonde]) arrive to discuss what to do with the house. They also bring a vicar named Frank (old generic guy). When Alice goes to the bathroom, she finds Chucky behind what looks like a shower curtain. We hear her scream, but when Ian breaks down the bathroom door he only finds Alice there holding a ginger "Good Guys" doll.
Soon it's time for dinner, and Alice and Nica prepare the meal, much to Barb's surprise. When they leave to set the table, Chucky is alone with the food (evil laugh). He adds rat poison to one dinner plate, leaving the audience guessing which random person has the poisoned plate. However, if you have ever watched horror films, it's obvious who will eat the contaminated food: it's Father Frank (big surprise), who leaves in a rush and then crashes his car, severing his head completely. Although this scene is over the top, it is hilarious to watch. It may just be me, but I find gruesome stuff funny in films unless it involves the eye.
Back at the house, the adults are watching old home movies of when Barb was a child and Sarah was still pregnant with Nica. In the corner of one movie Nica notices Charles Lee Ray (the human form of Chucky). Alice suddenly comes downstairs and tells everyone that Chucky is missing, which makes Nica suspicious. She leaves to find the return address and phone number of the box that Chucky arrived in, but when she tries to call the number, she can't get through: of course a storm is causing intermittent blackouts and cellphone signals to be lost.
Jill puts Alice to bed and starts looking for Chucky, who is up to no good (man, I love Chucky!). In the kitchen Barb grabs Jill and kisses her passionately, a twist I didn't see coming; I had assumed the nanny was banging Ian, the dad. Nica returns to the living room, where she finds Chucky on the sofa next to a sleeping Ian. Nica uses the house elevator to bring Chucky to Alice, but the power goes out again. (Sigh.) When the power returns, Nica takes Chucky to Alice, who notices that Nica's leg is bleeding.
I'll leave the plot there so you can check out this awesome movie for yourself. What can I say? I’m a tease! Curse of Chucky is worth picking up when it's released on October 8, 2013. It begins slowly, but the pace picks up in the last 45 minutes. If I were to rate this on a scale from my favorite to least favorite Chucky films, it would place third behind Child's Play and Child's Play 2. That shows how good I think this movie really is, and I for one hope there will be a sequel released in cinemas someday. If you have watched Curse of Chucky, please let me know in the comments what you thought of this cracking film.