Goosebumps + Hansel and Gretel + Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark = Nightbooks -- the book, and now the movie.
Two precocious pre-teens get trapped by a witch played by Marvel's Jessica Jones -- er, I mean Krysten Ritter who I swear looks like Anne Hathaway's little sister. She's awesome -- and the kids do a good job too. There's a cool looking set-piece of a black-lighted lab/nursery which would make a great haunted house.
Unfortunately the execution is uneven as it tries to put life into the very tired trope of kids trapped and trying to escape from ________ (fill-in-the-blank).
It's clearly a love letter to horror lovers though, and sort of randomly, The Lost Boys. There's…