'Annabelle Comes Home,' brings otherworldly scares
Annabelle Comes Home
It's a spin-off of the “Conjuring” franchise and follows two previous Annabelle pictures. “Annabelle Comes Home” begins as the Warrens — once again played with effortless low-key charm and intense religious conviction by Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson ...Continue reading on Boston Herald
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Can 'Annabelle Comes Home' Keep 'Conjuring' Series Hot at the Box Office?
“Annabelle Comes Home” catches up with the infamous doll after Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga) placed it in their collection of possessed items after the event of “The Conjuring.” Now, Annabelle brings forth all the evil spirits in that ...Continue reading
Box Office: 'Annabelle Comes Home' and 'Yesterday' Take on 'Toy Story 4'
The weekend box office has gone to the dolls. “Annabelle Comes Home,” a supernatural horror film about a possessed toy, is facing off against another band of plastic figurines: “Toy Story 4.” Disney-Pixar's “Toy Story 4” is expected to dominate box office ...Continue reading
'Annabelle Comes Home' Review: Hello, Evil-Hellspawn Dolly!
If Annabelle Comes Home is the best of the three films to date — a low-ish bar, but still — it's because he's well aware that is simplistic story works best as a cross between a haunted house and a carnival funhouse. This is a highly efficient scare machine, ...Continue reading
'Toy Story 4' Climbs To $135M+ Through 4 Days & Will Dominate Next Weekend Before 'Spider-Man' Swings In – BO ...
When it comes to their sequels, Pixar spaces them out considerably so as to stoke generations and drive them to the multiplex. Hopefully, in the case of New Line's Annabelle Comes Home, they're not slowly killing The Conjuring universe by OD-ing fans on ...Continue reading
Review: 'Annabelle Comes Home' a horror film that respects its audience
All this is made clear in the first minute of “Annabelle Comes Home,” the latest in the “Conjuring” series. Only later do we realize why the filmmakers do this. It's because they intend to take the premise seriously. They are establishing the terms of the story, the ...Continue reading
Cliche-heavy 'Annabelle Comes Home' should have stayed away
If you're looking for a fanboy review to rank “Annabelle Comes Home” in its rightful place among the “Conjuring Universe” movies, I have some pithy advice any horror buff should understand: GET OUT. First of all, can you really call this a cinematic universe?Continue reading
All 'The Conjuring' horror movies, ranked (including new 'Annabelle Comes Home')
Things go bump in the night frequently in "The Conjuring” universe, namely thanks to folks like the Crooked Man, the Nun and that creepy Annabelle – and, unfortunately for the ghostbusting couple at the heart of the movie series, they're all hauntingly ...Continue reading
'Annabelle Comes Home' review: Adventures in babysitting a devil doll
The first “Annabelle” (2014) set the table, but on a fairly grubby level, with a visual palette that shrieked “low-budget digital schmutz” with every new underlit interior. “Annabelle Comes Home” likewise dwells in basement murk and inconvenient power outages.Continue reading
Annabelle Comes Home review round-up: Critics divided on new Conjuring film
"The Conjuring has become one of the most unusual (and successful) cinematic universes, spinning the true-ish tales of the Warrens' occult investigations into box office gold. Annabelle Comes Home suffers, I think, from a mercantile quality, the sense you're ...Continue reading
Movie review | 'Annabelle Comes Home:' Third movie in scary trilogy may be best
In a summer of sequels, third and fourth films in a series have to prove the worthiness of their existence, and some this season haven't risen to the top. While it's easy to scoff at another killer doll film, the spooky franchise is stealthily successful and steadily ...Continue reading
Why Horror Is Bigger Than Ever, Plus: Gary Dauberman on 'Annabelle Comes Home'
Chris Ryan joins the show to help make sense of how we got here (1:00). Then, Gary Dauberman stops by to discuss his path from writing spec scripts to becoming the director of Annabelle Comes Home—the latest movie in the Conjuring universe, a series ...Continue reading
'Annabelle Comes Home' review: High on scares, despite a silly premise
Now there's 'Annabelle Comes Home,' the seventh 'Conjuring' instalment and the third in the stand-alone trilogy of films about a malevolent doll. If it's not quite as good as the doll's origin story, 'Creation,' it's still way more fun than any sequel — especially one ...Continue reading
Just How Scary Is Annabelle Comes Home?
In Annabelle Comes Home, Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga reprise their roles as real-life paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren, respectively. The duo place Annabelle behind sacred glass in order to prevent any more chaos. Mckenna Grace ...Continue reading