Let’s Talk: Annabelle Creation

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Let’s talk about Annabelle Creation, the prequel to Annabelle.  Here we are meant to learn the backstory on how it became to be the doll of nightmares.  It’s been a year of waiting and now it’s finally here.  Annabelle Creation is finally here.

Sunday I went to see this movie and I arrived with lots of hope.  Hope that this movie would live up to my expectations.  The list below will be vague in a sense so not to include spoilers.

Here’s what I enjoyed in Annabelle:

  • Clues on top of clues and trying to figure out where they will be used when the camera swings this way or tells us about a seemingly insignificant thing.
  • Great heart pumping scenes
  • Some predictability but very good imitations from horror films that just make a horror movie, a horror movie.
  • Great unpredictable moments
  • The voice…that voice. It’ll haunt me and I couldn’t cover my ears fast enough.  Was not expecting it.
  • An interactive movie that you just needed to talk to the screen but it wasn’t frustrating like now you’re just being dumb.
  • I didn’t expect it to be taken that far as it did.  Stretched my suspension of disbelief without breaking it.
  • Was not like the first one.  This one was a horror movie.  It didn’t have to hold to the same realistic beliefs as the first did as this one was not based on a true story (or I don’t think it was) So the creativeness was driven up a notch.  They could tell it their way and push it a little further.
  • Gave anticipation to take the story further with more movies and mischiefs Annabelle will continue.
  • A great prequel I nearly squealed when it was brought full circle with the first Annabelle.

My reaction: “I remember this and OMG that’s what freaking happened.”

Nostalgia sweet, sweet nostalgia.  Warmed my horror fed heart.  Now, with all that sweetness I was still jumpy from the voice and so like everyone else who leaves a horror film with goosebumps down their arms and hairs standing on end, I listened to K-Love on the way back home.

Following the lead of the Collector, I place these memories in a quarantined cell and only go to them when I need to.

Thank you, Annabelle, for being so good.

belle

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