Ranking the Entire Conjuring Universe

Spanning 8 years and 8 movies, The Conjuring Universe has demonstrated what Universal’s Dark Universe could have been.  Starting as a just a standalone movie, the franchise organically grew between sequels and spinoffs to the point that each movie does a great job of standing on its own, while giving dedicated fans tons of references and Easter Eggs to connect the dots with. All of … Continue reading Ranking the Entire Conjuring Universe

5 Warren Cases That Would Make Great “Conjuring” Movies

None could have anticipated back in 2013 that The Conjuring would spark an entire cinematic universe.  Not only has it proven that a horror universe can be successful (take notes Universal), but it also seems to have its act together more than Warner Brothers’ other franchise, the DCEU. And it all began with the paranormal investigations of husband/wife team Ed and Lorraine Warren.  They began … Continue reading 5 Warren Cases That Would Make Great “Conjuring” Movies

How the “Annabelle” Trilogy Got Better with Each Movie

Without a doubt, the most iconic visual to come out of 2013’s The Conjuring was that of the creepy Annabelle doll.  Its story serves as the film’s prologue, and it does a great job of both introducing Ed and Lorraine Warren, while also setting up an unsettling tone. So it wasn’t a really a surprise that Warner Brothers announced an Annabelle spinoff.  From it spawned … Continue reading How the “Annabelle” Trilogy Got Better with Each Movie

10 Horror Movie Themed April Fools’ Pranks

Pranks can be fun any time of year, but on April 1 every year, we’re encouraged to go all out (within reason). So as we all try to pass the time in quarantine, here are 10 horror inspired pranks to do this April Fools’ Day. Fear and laughter so often go hand-in-hand (as demonstrated perfectly by the filmography of Sam Raimi), so we thought this … Continue reading 10 Horror Movie Themed April Fools’ Pranks

“Annabelle Comes Home” Movie Review

2019, R, Directed by Gary Dauberman, Warner Brothers/New Line Cinema, 106 minutes Nobody ever expected something as simple as the Annabelle doll would be getting an entire trilogy of films, but here we are.  Initially, it seemed like nothing more than desperate cash grab by Warner Brothers, which was still completely true. But in a strange turn of events, each entry in the spinoff series … Continue reading “Annabelle Comes Home” Movie Review

The Disturbing “True” Stories Surrounding the Real Annabelle Doll

Definitely one of the most lasting images of the Conjuring franchise, Annabelle, the cursed doll, has become something of a pop culture icon.  So much so that there are as many movies about Annabelle as there are actual Conjuring films.  Despite all three entries in this trilogy being complete works of fiction, the real history and stories surrounding Annabelle, are arguably far more terrifying. The … Continue reading The Disturbing “True” Stories Surrounding the Real Annabelle Doll