POOKA! (2018) Reviews and overview

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‘This Christmas, do you fear what I fear?’

Into the Dark: Pooka! is a 2018 American dark comedy horror feature film written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo (Colossal; V/H/S Viral; Open Windows; The ABCs of Death). The Hulu Original movie is the third entry in Blumhouse’s ‘Into the Dark’ series and stars Nyasha Hatendi, Latarsha Rose and Johnny Berryman.


Struggling actor Wilson Klaus (Nyasha Hatendi) lands a job in Hollywood portraying the mascot for the hottest new Christmas toy doll in town, Pooka. There is only one problem: the costume is turning Wilson into a malevolent entity that he cannot control…


” …a densely packaged gift of severe psychological unrest […] smartly conceived winding wickedness that challenges your brain as much as it charges your heart. If Dickens met Donnie Darko and Dead End, the result might resemble Pooka!Arrow in the Head

Running time:

83 minutes

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