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‘The Curse of La Llorona’ Scares Up Easter Weekend Win [Box Office]

It’s the calm before the storm weekend, and Warner Bros./New Line has two success stories coming out of Easter. First up, “The Conjuring” series keeps posting results. The sixth film in the series (‘Conjuring 3’ doesn’t come out until 2020), “The Curse of La Llorona,” a horror spin-off from the series won the weekend singlehandedly […]

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Lorraine Warren, Paranormal Investigator and Subject of ‘The Conjuring,’ Dies at 92

Lorraine Warren, the famed investigator of paranormal activity who researched the “Amityville Horror” hauntings and was the subject of James Wan’s film “The Conjuring,” has died. She was 92.Warren passed away “quietly and peacefully” in her sleep Thursday night, according to Facebook posts by Warren’s grandson Chris McKinnell and the New England Society for Psychic […]

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‘Annabelle Comes Home’: Mckenna Grace on Creepy Dolls and Having the Set Blessed

Annabelle Comes Home is the third installment of the hugely successful Annabelle films, starring the infamous sinister doll from The Conjuring universe, and this one tells the story of what happened when demonologists Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) brought it home to place it behind sacred and blessed glass in the locked […]

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James Wan Pitched ‘Blade’ Reboot To Marvel Studios But Is Fuzzy On The Details

Filmmaker James Wan is known by many film fans as the mastermind behind “The Conjuring” universe. In addition to ‘Conjuring,’ the director has various other quality horror films under his belt. And most recently, the director has ventured outside of the genre to focus on action “Furious 7” and his dip into superhero epics, “Aquaman.” […]

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‘Halloween’ Set for Second Weekend at #1 as Holdovers Continue to Dominate

October 2018 is still running at a record pace. As of October 24, the month was pacing +49% higher than last year, not to mention +7.8% ahead of 2014, the largest October on record, though that’s about to change by the end of this weekend. That said, it won’t be the weekend’s new releases doing […]

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‘The Nun’ director Corin Hardy boards Pulse Films series ‘Gangs Of London’

Series comes from The Raid pair Gareth Evans and Matt Flannery.Corin Hardy, the director The Conjuring spin-off The Nun, has signed on for the first three episodes of upcoming gangland thriller series Gangs Of London.The Sky Atlantic and Cinemax series, produced by Pulse Films and co-produced with Sister Pictures, is from The Raid franchise pair […]

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‘The Nun’ Delivers ‘Conjuring’ Franchise Record, $131 Million Global Debut

Warner Bros. and New Line’s The Nun made good on expectations, setting a new franchise opening weekend record (both globally and domestically) and delivering the second largest September opening ever. Meanwhile, Stx’s release of Peppermint delivered on expectations, and Mission: Impossible – Fallout became Tom Cruise’s highest grossing worldwide release of all-time, topping $725 million […]

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‘The Nun’ Delivers Best Opening in ‘Conjuring’ Series With Heavenly $53.5 Million

“The Nun” had a divine opening weekend atop the North American box office.Warner Bros. dominated for the fifth weekend in a row as the latest installment in the “Conjuring” series launched with $53.5 million in 3,876 locations. That easily marks the best debut in the series, crushing 2013’s “The Conjuring,” which previously held the record […]

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Box Office: ‘The Nun’ Summons Franchise-Best $5.4 Million on Thursday Night

“The Nun” has conjured up a franchise-best $5.4 million on Thursday night.Jennifer Garner’s “Peppermint,” meanwhile, made a moderate $800,000 at 2,340 locations.“The Nun,” the fifth installment in Warner Bros.’ “The Conjuring” horror franchise, is pegged to dominate the domestic box office with forecasts in the $36 million to $45 million range when it debuts at […]

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‘The Nun’ Doesn’t Learn From The Sins Of The Previous ‘Conjuring’ Films [Review]

The lockstep nature of horror sequels is hard to escape. Once you’ve shown your hand, it’s difficult to keep bluffing. “The Conjuring” series is no exception, though it’s maybe a more heartbreaking one given the roundabout way that Warner Bros./New Line Cinema have gone about it by forgoing serialized sequels in favor of the Cinematic […]

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