The Real Story Behind “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It”

As all the trailers and promotional materials suggest, yes Arne Johnson really did plead not guilty to manslaughter in 1981, and his lawyer (along with Ed and Lorraine Warren) contended that it was due to demonic possession. However, the murder and subsequent trial are merely the tip of the iceberg to a much larger and more complex story.  So with the release of The Conjuring: … Continue reading The Real Story Behind “The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It”

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

Movies That Are (Technically) Part of the Conjuring Universe

Since 2013, Warner Brothers’ Conjuring Universe has been going strong as the single successful shared universe in the horror genre (much to the dismay of Universal and their short lived “Dark Universe”). Based around the paranormal cases of Ed and Lorraine Warren, there’s no shortage of stories to pull from, given that they were in the paranormal business for well over 50 years!   However, the … Continue reading Movies That Are (Technically) Part of the Conjuring Universe