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'Ouija' a boring board-game adaptation badly played

'Ouija' a boring board-game adaptation badly played

Pronounced like "squeegee," "Ouija" is a tie-in fright flick only a group of toy and movie executives could summon from around a conference table, a blah imitation of PG-13 haunted house movies like "Paranormal Activity" and "Insidious."

Olivia Cooke stars as thoughtful high schooler Laine, whose Ouija-loving bestie Debbie (Shelley Hennig) mysteriously kills herself after private time with the spirit-calling board game.

Co-writer and director Stiles White keeps reminding us: Don't play it alone! Don't play it in a graveyard! (Duh.) Always say "Goodbye"!

A thousand dull scenes later, Laine, her boyfriend (Daren...