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Daniel Isn’t Real(Review)

We all known someone that had an imaginary friend as a kid or even had one yourself. Daniel Isn’t Real explores that of imaginary friend in a darker sense.

The plot sees a young boy named Luke who as a result of a traumatic incident creates an imaginary friend named Daniel. Luke locks Daniel away in a dollhouse and years later as an adult, he sets him free again. Daniel helps accomplish Luke’s every desire but then it leads to a battle of the mind as Luke goes further and further down a darker path.

At first it would seem Daniel is just an extension of Luke’s darkest and deepest desires. A way to act on them. At first he complies with whatever he is told until he starts to rebel against his imaginary friend. It’s at that moment we start to suspect Daniel is something more than just imaginary.

There are pretty nightmarish body horror sequences that occur and we get an idea of Daniel’s true origins. It leads to Luke being lockes in a mental battle against Daniel for who is really in control.

I really enjoyed this one, it’s like a psychological horror except in ways it is not. I loved the effects and the story it told. I definitely recommend this film, and you can find it streaming on Amazon Prime.

If you already seen Daniel Isn’t Real, let us know what you thought of it in the comments below!

Till next time, stay scared!
-Tha Thrilla-

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