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"Annabelle Comes Home Artifact Tour” Haunts Phoenix On June 22 & 23rd

Experience the Terror of Annabelle When the “ Annabelle Comes Home Artifact Tour ” Haunts Phoenix in Advance of the Film’s June 26 Release In anticipation of the upcoming release of “ Annabelle Comes Home ,” New Line Cinema and Warner Bros. Pictures invite horror movie fans in Phoenix to experience the “Annabelle Comes Home Artifact Room Tour.” This special sneak peek at the creepy “haunted” objects they’ll find in the latest film from the “Conjuring” universe kicks off June 13 as the specially outfitted truck tours select U.S. cities. Super scares on the tour center around several flickering vintage TVs similar to the future revealing TV in the movie; an accordion-playing monkey, which has been seen in other “Conjuring Universe” films; a creaking rocking chair; a self-playing piano with a playlist of its own; and much more. And don’t miss the photo booth with Annabelle herself, enhanced with special features to make sure visitors can feel her presence. The “Annabelle Come

Annabelle Comes Home Trailer

“ Annabelle Comes Home ” is the third installment of New Line Cinema’s hugely successful “ Annabelle ” films starring the infamous sinister doll from the “ Conjuring ” universe. Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her “safely” be-hind sacred glass and enlisting a priest’s holy blessing. But an unholy night of horror awaits as An-nabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target—the Warrens’ ten-year-old daughter, Judy, and her friends. The film stars Mckenna Grace (TV’s “The Haunting of Hill House,” “Gifted,” “Captain Marvel”) as Judy; Madison Iseman (“Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle,” “Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween”) as her babysitter, Mary Ellen; and Katie Sarife (TV’s “Youth and Consequences” and “Supernatural”) as troubled friend Daniela; with Patrick Wilson (“Aquaman,” “The Conjuring” and “Insidious”

Movie Review: Annabelle: Creation

Second doll prequel is a cabbage patch of terror. Review by Brandon Wolfe The Annabelle preamble in The Conjuring was one of the best parts of one of the best contemporary horror films. Functioning as something of a freestanding short film within the larger narrative, the tale of two young nurses tormented in their apartment by the presence of a possessed doll was an uncommonly well-done horror chamber piece. That it told a story that was purported to be based in fact helped, but the subtlety on display in the sequence managed to burrow under the skin in ways that the usual sledgehammer approach in modern horror never could. The sequence was so memorable that Annabelle was gifted her own spin-off film a year later, though that film showcased none of the deftness of her debut and flailed about in trying to justify its existence. But that spin-off made a tidy profit, and so Annabelle was obligated to return to active duty. With a sequel not possible, since Annabelle fed rig

New #WishUpon Trailer

In the latest horror thriller from the director of ANNABELLE , 17-year-old CLARE SHANNON ( Joey King ) is barely surviving the hell that is high school, along with her friends MEREDITH ( Sydney Park ) and JUNE ( Shannon Purser ). So when her dad ( Ryan Phillippe ) gifts her an old music box with an inscription that promises to grant the owner's wishes, she thinks there is nothing to lose. Clare makes her first wish and, to her surprise, it comes true. Before long, she finally has it all: money, popularity and her dream boy. Everything seems perfect - until the people closest to her begin dying in gruesome and twisted ways. Now, with blood on her hands, Clare has to get rid of the box, before it costs her and everyone she loves the ultimate price. Be careful what you wish for. Broad Green Pictures' WISH UPON is directed by John R. Leonetti (ANNABELLE) and produced by Sherryl Clark (CLOVERFIELD). Please Leave A Comment-

ANNABELLE: CREATION TRAILER

Several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle . David F. Sandberg (“Lights Out”) directs from a screenplay by Gary Dauberman, who also wrote “Annabelle.” Produced by Peter Safran and James Wan, the film stars Stephanie Sigman (“Spectre”), Talitha Bateman (“The 5th Wave”), Lulu Wilson (upcoming “Ouija 2,” “Deliver Us from Evil”), Philippa Anne Coulthard (“After the Dark”), Grace Fulton (“Badland”), Lou Lou Safran (“The Choice”), Samara Lee (“Foxcatcher,” “The Last Witch Hunter”), Tayler Buck in her feature film debut, with Anthony LaPaglia (TV’s “Without a Trace”) and Miranda Otto (Showtime’s “Homeland,” “The Lord of the Rings” Trilogy). -- Follow #AnnabelleCreation on social media: http://www.annabellemovie.com/ https://www.facebook.com/annabellemovie https://twitter.com/annabellemovie http

ANNABELLE Director To Direct "WISH UPON"

ANNABELLE HELMER JOHN LEONETTI TO DIRECT ‘ WISH UPON ’ FOR BROAD GREEN PICTURES John Leonetti, known for directing ANNABELLE and for his cinematography on box office successes including THE CONJURING and INSIDIOUS, has signed on to direct WISH UPON, a horror thriller for Broad Green Pictures. The feature, named to the 2015 Black List, was written by Barbara Marshall (“The Listener”) and will be produced by Busted Shark Production’s Sherryl Clark (VIRAL, CLOVERFIELD). The movie is expected to begin production in the fall. When 16-year-old misfit Claire finds a magic box that promises a chance at the life she’s always wanted, she never could have guessed that each wish would demand a deadly payment. “We are thrilled that John has come onboard to direct WISH UPON,” said Broad Green Pictures’ Chief Creative Officer Daniel Hammond. “His impeccable eye towards realism and talent for catching audiences off-guard will, without a doubt, make this film unforgettable.” The deal was

Open Forum Friday: January 16, 2015

Here's your chance to connect with the SJF community. While you're welcome to comment on any movie or television thoughts you might have, here's a brief rundown of the movies released this week and Blu-rays to be released next Tuesday: Movies - Blackhat - American Sniper - The Wedding Ringer - Paddington Blu-rays - Lucy - The Drop - Annabelle Also, don't forget to listen to our weekly podcast, where we break down the major news of the week and do our giveaways. No matter what you choose to talk about, a few ground rules: keep it nice, no ads, and no flaming. Other than that, sound off on any movie or television thoughts you have. Don't forget to listen to Inside the Bucket , the official podcast of SandwichJohnFilms.com - we're available on both iTunes and Stitcher Radio. Happy posting!

Inside the Bucket Podcast #33

This week's episode of Inside the Bucket is online! Revel in the digital mastery! On this week's episode of  Inside the   Bucket , Matt pushes the buttons and turns the nobs to bring Brandon and John together without being in the same room!  Still, the three bitch about movies and the new television season, along with several news stories, which can be found on our site  SANDWICHJOHNFILMS.COM .  Please check out all the links to the stories we covered in today's podcast. Later, the boys cover a wide variety of items during their Rants and Raves segment, before moving into reviews of Annabelle and Gone Girl. We hope you laugh as much as we do bringing the show to you.  As always, thanks to everyone for your continued support, and we'll see you at one of our screenings. Please make sure to check out our website  SANDWICHJOHNFILMS.COM   and make sure to like us on  Facebook   and follow us on  Twitter ! Cast Is Growing For Magic Mike XXL (1:30) New Trailer For

Annabelle Review: Good Enough to Scare, Not Good Enough to Lead

The Conjuring prequel Annabelle loses steam after a compelling opening. We've been espousing on the renaissance of classic horror films like The Conjuring , Sinister , and Insidious for quite some time. Both have re-introduced fans to a better type of terror built upon simple but effective gags without showering the audience with too much blood and not enough compelling story, ala 2013's Evil Dead . The Conjuring origin story Annabelle tries to equal its predecessor, delivering solid but unimpressive results. An origin story set in the same world as Ed and Lorraine Warren, Annabelle was once owned by Jon and Mia (Ward Horton and Annabelle Wallis), a young married (and deeply religious) couple expecting their first child. When their neighbors are murdered by a duo of satanic cult members, the blood from one of the assailants drips into Annabelle, sparking a series of increasingly dangerous supernatural events. Even a change of scenery doesn't keep Annabelle aw

October 2014 Movies On Our Radar

After two terrible months, October shapes up nicely in our On the Radar Preview. We hate being right. Last month, we predicted that the Domestic Box Office for September 2014 would be one of the worst in recent memory, and it sadly kept its promise, slogging in well under 2013 with $273.8m and nearly beating the venerable 2001 haul of $268.5m. The quarter was also the worst since 1996, taking in just $2.5b - yes, that period includes Summer 'blockbusters.' With these infamies behind us, we now move into the pre-Oscar/Holiday film season, a period that usually delivers memorable features while a few even make their case for February considerations. This month, we find an appealing mix of WWII tank drama, spine-tingling horror, as well as a few genuine Oscar contenders. Here is our On the Radar preview for October 2014: Annabelle (October 1st) Plot: A couple begin to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a vintage doll shortly after their hom