Haunted doll Annabelle is a beacon for spirits, so strap in for a whole bunch of ghouls and ghosts once she’s unleashed.
Aquaman really needed to be another Wonder Woman.
While I’m not going to argue that The Nun is a good film, I do think that’s its more interesting than its detractors give it credit for.
Upgrade is a clever genre mash-up. The film merges the tropes of the traditional revenge flick with speculative sci-fi,
at once indulging in genre thrills and commenting upon them.
I want to play a game.
The rules are simple. Before you sits a television, the seven Saw movies and a timer set to 666 minutes.
Watch all seven movies before the timer runs out; fail, and you’ll be subject to the most gratuitous, elaborate torture devices our team of underpaid Hollywood screenwriters can come up with.
Annabelle Creation is nothing particularly original, sure, but neither was The Conjuring. What it does deliver is judiciously-executed scares and a pervasive atmosphere of dread.
James Wan’s haunted house oeuvre is a well-oiled machine. Creaky floorboards and fearsome presences roll off the production line like clockwork; creepy, broken, grandfather clockwork. And, although The Conjuring 2 is bound by formula, when the scares are this good, I’m happy to buckle my seatbelt and enjoy the ride. Wan’s recent good form (Insidious et al) is…