Jason Coffman reviews “Wish Upon” for Daily Grindhouse

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The summer box office is always crowded with big studio tentpoles, blockbusters designed to rake in hundreds of millions of dollars, so it’s rare to see a studio taking a chance on something very different. It’s tough not to admire distributor Broadgreen’s ambition for releasing WISH UPON, a small teen horror movie, one week after the opening of SPIDERMAN: HOMECOMING and the same day WAR FOR THE PLANET OF THE APES is released. Maybe their counterprogramming will work and they’ll have a surprise hit—and, in that case, probably also a new franchise—on their hands. And while WISH UPON is hardly an instant classic, or even a “good” movie exactly, that wouldn’t necessarily be the worst thing that could happen in a post-FINAL DESTINATION horror scene.

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