‘Annabelle’ (2014) review: We get it: Dolls are creepy

Above, a scene from "Annabelle." (Photo credit: Warner Bros.)

Above, a scene from “Annabelle.” (Photo credit: Warner Bros.)


‘Annabelle’ a poor prequel to ‘The Conjuring’

The fact that I have an irrational fear of dolls (especially the alabaster porcelain Victorian-era ones) portends my overall reaction to “Annabelle.” You see, it couldn’t just be a tale of demonic possession, a traumatized family and one intensely terrifying doll. Of course not.

It also had to be terrible.

Which, considering it’s positioned as a prequel/spin-off to the excellent haunt-fest that was 2013’s “The Conjuring,” only adds insult to this grievous injury. But let’s not slander that piece of proper horror any further; back to “Annabelle,” a film about a doll that doesn’t really do anything but creep you out just because dolls like that are … well, creepy. (Why are their eyes so big? Are they trying to steal my soul?!)

Click here to read the full review at TDN.com.

One spooky-scary star out of five.

“The Conjuring” review

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