*This is a spoiler-free review so feel free to read on!*
“The full moon rises before nightfall…”
Fear Street Part 3: 1666 is a supernatural slasher film that premiered on July 16th 2021 on Netflix. It is the third and final entry to the trilogy. The film stars Kiana Madiera, Olivia Welch, Benjamin Flores Jr., Gillian Jacobs, and Sadie Sink. It runs for approximately an hour and fifty-four minutes.
Inspired by the R.L. Stine book series, the third film brings us back to 1666 as we learn the truth about the deadly curse and the backstory behind Sarah Fier.
Here is the trailer:
Fear Street Part 3: 1666 channels The Witch in a serious way and may be the most disturbing and terrifying entry of the franchise. Does the finale measure up with the rest of the films? Let’s find out…
Disturbing on a whole new level.
I wouldn’t say that the other entries were really scary. These are meant to be teen horror films but there has been plenty of gore and slasher fun to keep us entertained. However the third film took the cake. It was so disturbing and chilling.
I think part of what made it so frightening was that it explored the darkest parts of humanity and showed how truly awful people can be, which is more terrifying in a lot of ways because it’s something that we witness every single day.
I was glued to the screen the entire time and several parts really made my skin crawl. I think that this was definitely the scariest film by far.
Familiar faces return and supporting characters get to shine.
I thought it was genius to allow the audience to witness the events of 1666 with the characters we have come to know over the past two films. It really helped elevate the major time jump and it allowed us to see things with brand new eyes.
I also really loved seeing certain supporting characters shine even more in the final film. We got glimpses of their potential over the past two films, but everyone truly got their moment in the spotlight in the final film and there were a few surprises mixed in as well.
Reveals well worth the wait.
The third film honestly shocked me with some of its reveals. I was really satisfied with the major twist and I thought that the film did a good job of answering all of my questions while seamlessly presenting us with a worthy final battle. It’s not always easy nailing an ending and I think this film did a great job of presenting us with a worthy conclusion to this fun franchise.
I really hope they decide to do more films and it would be awesome to see an anthology style with the plots from the actual books!
I don’t have any…
I really enjoyed this franchise. I thought that the first film was trying to find its way a little bit, but when I look at everything as a whole, it was truly entertaining and a lot of fun!
So am I in or out?
I’m in 100 percent!
I absolutely loved the third and final film. It presented us with really intense moments that were absolutely terrifying and I thought it seamlessly connected back to the main plot without ever skipping a beat.
I hope you enjoyed the review and feel free to post your own thoughts and theories on Fear Street Part 3: 1666 in the comments section below. Thanks so much for reading and happy viewing!
Amy Koto, TV Fanatic Girl
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