Annabelle (2014)



Annabelle Wallis——————————————-Mia
Ward Horton———————————————–John
Tony Amendola——————————————–Father Perez
Alfre Woodard———————————————-Evelyn

Directed by John R. Leonetti.
Screenplay by Gary Dauberman.

John buys his expecting wife Mia a doll and that doll is possessed by demons. Unfortunately, Walmart’s return policy won’t allow him to return the doll, which was the same reaction I got when I asked for my money back from this movie. There are only three bad things in this movie: the beginning, the middle, and the end.

How is it possible that a group of people made this movie and collectively thought it was good. That my friends is scientific proof of “‘groupthink”. This movie is just a regurgitation of previous horror movies that have done well at the box office. Instead of copying another movie why not try to make something original. I would be so much happier if this movie did not have a dead spirit cross behind an actor or have a door close by itself.

The only possible audience that might enjoy a movie as pathetic as “Annabelle” is thirteen year old children going to their first scary movie. I am not a fan of thrillers but this movie barely qualifies because there were no thrills to speak of. At one point our main character grabs Annabelle and smashes her repeatedly against the bed frame. When she throws the doll across the room we see her baby lying on the floor where the doll should be. Thankfully the director got one thing right and we realize it was not her baby…..pure garbage.

If you are thinking of going to see Annabelle immediately schedule a consultation with a psychiatrist or maybe a group of psychiatrists. The movie “Scream” brought a different twist to the thriller genre with some clever writing. “What Lies Beneath” had some excellent shots and great performances to drive the story along. “Seven” used some intense graphic violence to build tension and keep us interested. This movie brings nothing of substance to interest any audience. I gave “Sinister” a zero because its content had crossed the line and I am giving this movie a zero because it earned it.

Brutal, pathetic, useless, ….. you get the idea. Stay away!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Runtime: 98 Minutes

Production Budget: N/A

Box Office
Domestic: Not Finished Run Yet.
Worldwide: Not Finished Run Yet.

CC Rating: 0 out of 10

Screenplay: I could not find the screenplay.

Directors’ Previous Movies: Butterfly Effect 2

If you liked this: I feel sorry for you!!!