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Yes, it’s a subpar sequel, but not nearly as bad as many people make it out to be. I get it, the movie errs on the side of being too preachy and “woke”, which is something that was likely to get a lot of criticism, especially considering that this flick was bound to attract a lot of attention from fans of the first movie (mostly people in their mid to late thirties, like myself). Drawing a comparison is somewhat inevitable, given that “The Craft” (1996) is widely regarded as a cult flick, but, as a standalone movie, “Legacy” works in its own way and, while I can understand why so many people were dissatisfied with it, I would say that it doesn’t deserve all these 1/10 scores that it got on IMDb or other websites. This sequel is mostly aimed at a younger audience with a more social justice warrior mindset, for the lack of a more fitting description. While I pretty much tend to roll my eyes at any kind of patchiness, I didn’t find it impossible to sit through this flick, like I experienced with other “woke” movies.
While in the original film we get a group of girls who were mostly miserable and dark, because of their inner conflicts and the fact that they were mostly ostracized by their peers, “Legacy” gives us four girls who are pretty much sparkly and happy. Actually, I would say that, at some point, I found them annoyingly loud and enthusiastic, especially about their magic, which they mostly use to play silly tricks and whatnot.
While the 1996 film dwells into the lives of each of the four girls, allowing us to know them and empathize with them, “Legacy” mostly focuses on Lily, the main character. As a matter of fact, the other girls’ lives are never even explored, which is something that bothered me a lot, because it felt alienating and rushed. Who are “the three others”? Lourdes, a transgender latina; Tabby, who we never really get to know and Frankie, a ditzy and likeable girl who, at some point, receives a snarky comment from a popular girl, who makes fun of her for being allegedly ugly.
I think one of the biggest problems with “Legacy” is, precisely, that we don’t really get to know who these girls are, while the original was a character-driven type of film. Seriously, these four girls are mostly likeable, they don’t harm anyone and they just enjoy their powers, but don’t really get to know them and many of their personality treats seem to have a cookie cutter approach. So, they’re woke social justice warriors… big deal. Don’t we get enough of these types of characters these days? Apparently, not. These girls just don’t stand out in any way. It could have been much worse, though; at least it’s not as “woke” as the “Black Christmas” remake from 2019 (now, what the fudge was that?)
In “The Craft: Legacy” the main antagonist is none other than… patriarchy itself (surprise!). David Duchovny basically plays a lazily written character that could be described as “the very, very bad man that thinks women are weak and they need to submit to the greatness of the male”. Seriously, how stereotypical and predictable is that? So, while in the original film, the girls have a falling out and are pit against each other, in this sequel, they also have a falling out, but eventually team up to fight a greater evil: men! To be fair, though, not all men in this movie are absolute trash… only 95.6% of them are. In spite of this, “The Craft: Legacy” is not really an anti-men statement, but more like a half-assed display on the consequences of male chauvinism does, which can be endured both by men and women. In doing so, the movie offers a bunch of contrived and even caricature-ish situations and characters, like the school bully turned into a social justice warrior, after the girls put a spell on him. Though, clearly, they are the good ones, the girls are not portrayed as absolute angels who can do no wrong and are constantly mistreated by the world. As a matter of fact, at some point, they acknowledge that they have (ab)used their power and force themselves to stop.
“The Craft: Legacy” is definitely not a masterpiece and it will never gain cult status, like the original film, but it’s not the unwatchable mess that people make it out to be. It should be mentioned that, while the 1996 flick had a few horror moments, “Legacy” doesn’t even bother going there, and it ends up being more, like, a teen drama with a few sparkly stars here and there and an evil shapeshifting antagonist.
Disappointment that it didn’t live up to the first film.
At least first film was edgy, a little scary, even had goths.
I loved the first movie, so was really looking forward to this. Don’t waste your time it is dreadful. I actually kept rewinding it thinking i had missed something. No story, no plot , no explanation for anything. The main character is a reaonably good actress but that is the only positive comment i can make. Total disappointment
What the.. ?
I really don’t know what I just watched! I saw The first movie when it came out and was really excited for this sequel.. but what the hell just happened here? Zero character development, the story.. there is no story besides the fact she somehow is connected to one of the first movie characters and probably that was the only thing that made me watch this disaster till the end.. to see Nancy again.. for about 2 seconds.. in the whole movie.. yeah..
So many holes.. how was Helen connected to Nancy? Who or what was that Adam guy? He has a family crest with a snake and a knife.. cool.. and that’s about it, all you get to know about this guy.. oh and he has 3 sons that are like just there.. adding zero to the movie (that scene where one of them is apparently sleep walking in Lily’s room.. ???) What’s the background on the other girls (I cant even remember their characters names, that’s how good it was)? They were supposed to be the main characters.. When I saw “legacies” I was expecting that the girls were connected to the originals.. in some way.. but no, not even a tiny mention of them. Aaaand how did Nancy got pregnant if she was locked up in an asilum all this years?!
I just can’t.. I’m sorry guys, but this one shouldn’t exist.. 🙁
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 37 min (97 min)
Genre Drama, Fantasy, Horror
Director Zoe Lister-Jones
Writer Zoe Lister-Jones, Peter Filardi (based on characters created by)
Actors Cailee Spaeny, Zoey Luna, Gideon Adlon, Lovie Simone
Country USA, Canada
Awards 3 nominations.
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix Dolby
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Arri Alexa Mini, Panavision G-Series, ATZ and AWZ2 Lenses, Arri Alexa XT Plus, Panavision G-Series, ATZ and AWZ2 Lenses
Laboratory Company 3 (digital intermediate)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format Codex ARRIRAW
Cinematographic Process Digital Intermediate (master format), Panavision (anamorphic) (source format)
Printed Film Format Digital (Digital Cinema Package DCP)