Cute creatures that turn terrifying has often proved quite effective. Look no further than the Gremlins in Gremlins and the Furbys in The Mitchells vs. the Machines. Karl Holt expands on the concept with his debut film Benny Loves You.
The writer-director plays Jack, who, after his parents unexpected death, is cleaning out his childhood home. It is then that he comes across Benny, his beloved childhood plush. Throwing it out along with other bitter memories of his old life, Jack isn't ready when Benny comes to life, ready to wreak havoc on his life.
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Benny Loves You is now in select theaters and VOD. The Blu-Ray drops June 8.