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Behind the scenes of Child’s Play

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Child’s Play released in 1988. The film spawned a TV sequel that airs on SyFy and USA Network.

Don Mancini was inspired by the Cabbage Patch Kids and The Twilight Zone

Child’s Play creator Don Mancini was responsible for the idea of Chucky. He realized the Cabbage Patch Kids were successful toys. Mancini wanted to make the movie a satire about how marketing affects children. He was also inspired by a Twilight Zone episode featuring an evil doll named Talky Tina.

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Joseph Sanfilippo, Managing Editor of Entertainment and Media
Joseph Sanfilippo is an 18-year-old Senior at Colonia High School. Sanfilippo is an only child but enjoys being around family and friends. Most of his friendships have impacted him in a positive way. Sanfilippo is an avid movie-goer and dedicates some of his free time to write reviews. He has a passion for creative self-expression, and constantly gets stuck in a world of imagination. He also has a passion for music, and most of his buddies know he’s always analyzing the next big Indie film or song. Sanfilippo’s favorite subject is English. He feels at ease when he’s writing because that’s when most of his thoughts emerge.  This year he's in Journalism 3 where he is eager to create his own podcast and create videos.  You can catch him hanging out with his friend group or at your local AMC theater, working or watching a movie. Sanfilippo plans on being a filmmaker one day and can’t wait for what the future holds. 

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