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Fresh director can’t elevate bland horror prequel

3/10 The eminent horror production studio has started to inject real talent into its movies, but it’s clearly not always going to be enough. In Annabelle: Creation, a group of orphans moves into the spacious, rural house of the mysterious … Continue reading

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Solid scares, likable cast, but Conjuring 2 is nothing new

Rhiannon Saegert @missmusetta If Insidious 4 The Conjuring 2 really is scarier than the original, it’s because by now, the people making these films have abandoned storytelling in favor of doing what they do best — decent scares. The film begins … Continue reading

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Jurassic World rampages through flop-filled summer

  We’ve written before about how much better Jurassic World did than anything else, and as the summer went on that article became more and more accurate. As of this writing, only two movies — Inside Out with $348.2 million and Minions with $328.6 million … Continue reading

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Applying chaos theory: An introduction to trailer analysis

We’re going to start reviewing high profile trailers on this site, and I’ll tell you the reason. It’ll get more clicks. That’s it. That’s the reason. The reason it won’t be trashy bullshit is because of how far movie trailers have … Continue reading

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Insidious 3 focuses on correct lead, still tame, predictable

So if they’re titling the movies like chapters in a book, shouldn’t this one be called Insidious: Prologue? The deceptively titled Insidious: Chapter 3 takes place a few years before the first movie and chronicles Elise Rainer (Lin Shayne) coming out of retirement … Continue reading

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