A semi-sequel to the Conjuring films and a direct sequel to Annabelle – in the head-scratching, over-convoluted chronology of the James Wan-produced Conjuring universe, Annabelle appeared up in movie theaters before Annabelle: Creation (even evil dolls deserve origin stories, apparently) – Annabelle: Creation covered related key, mythology-expanding events that unfolded before Annabelle (making it a prequel to a prequel). Annabelle Comes Home finds the super-creepy doll (and demonic conduit) with the rictus smile and unblinking blue eyes front-and-center again, this time terrorizing Ed and Lorraine Warren’s (Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga) preteen daughter, Judy (McKenna Grace), her ultra-competent babysitter, Mary Ellen (Madison Iseman) and Mary Ellen’s oddly death-obsessed best friend (forever), Daniela Rios (Katie Sarife) over the course of a single, inexplicably foggy night. Annabelle Comes Home delivers everything audiences loyal to the Conjuring universe have come to expect, up to and including the obligatory slow-build, slow-burn scenes punctuated by the appearance of a ghostly apparition, occasional jump scares (earned and unearned), and the periodic injection of cathartic humor to offset the potential grimness of the proceedings. (more…)
Filming is scheduled to start on Aquaman in a couple of months so no one was really expecting anything to come out of the pre-production until director James Wan tweeted out a cast picture of the table read. Wan, Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Amber Heard (Mera), and Patrick Wilson (Ocean Master) are pictured below going through the script. (more…)
It’s the incredible shrinking Ant-Man – just, you know, the wrong kind of shrinking. Seriously, is there a revolving door in the Ant-Man set?
Ever since the unexpected and dumbfounded separation of director Edgar Wright, the Marvel Studios production of Ant-Man continues to be a spectacle in developmental challenges. The ever fluctuant production has now just lost 3 of its stars, including Patrick Wilson. Cue the obligatory “Things aren’t looking good for this movie. I’m sure it’ll turn out ok, but I’ll always wonder what an Edgar Wright Ant-Man movie would look like” comment. (more…)
Ant-Man news has died down a little in the wake of that Guardians of the Galaxy trailer, but now two more names have sprung up as potential cast members: Patrick Wilson and Michael Pena. (more…)
We are a couple months away from the premier of Prometheus, the newest Sci-Fi film by Ridley Scott. The film looks like – and has been assumed to be – a prequel to Scott’s Alien franchise, but it (apparently) has little, or nothing to do, with Xenomorph mythos. It’s (supposedly) just another Sci-Fi thriller with H.R. Giger inspired surrealism. On topic of the visual style, we have 16 new high resolution images to gawk at.
You can pleasure yourself to the recently released trailers if you like, but I think these images really allow you to appreciate the fetishistic sexual imagery that Scott is presenting. The behind-the-scene images are fun too. The pic of a lone Ridley Scott is pin-up calendar worthy.
Check out all 16 spiffy images after the jump: