Annabelle Comes Home (2019) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Annabelle Comes Home (2019) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Written and Directed by: Gary Dauberman

Starring: McKenna Grace, Madison Iseman, Katie Sarife, Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga

Runtime: 100 min

Determined to keep Annabelle from wreaking more havoc, demonologists Ed (Patrick Wilson) and Lorraine Warren (Vera Farmiga) bring the possessed doll to the locked artifacts room in their home, placing her "safely" behind sacred glass and enlisting a priest's holy blessing. But an unholy night of horror awaits as Annabelle awakens the evil spirits in the room, who all set their sights on a new target: the Warrens' ten-year-old daughter, Judy (McKenna Grace), and her friends.

This is the sequel to 2014’s Annabelle and 2017’s Annabelle: Creation, and it’s also the seventh installment in the The Conjuring Universe.

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Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Godzilla: King of the Monsters (2019) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Directed by: Michael Dougherty

Written by: Michael Dougherty, Zach Shields

Starring: Kyle Chandler, Vera Farmiga, Millie Bobby Brown, Bradley Whitford, Sally Hawkins, Charles Dance, Thomas Middleditch, Aisha Hinds, O'Shea Jackson Jr., David Strathairn, Ken Watanabe, Zhang Ziyi

Runtime: 132 min

The new story follows the heroic efforts of the crypto-zoological agency Monarch as its members face off against a battery of god-sized monsters, including the mighty Godzilla, who collides with Mothra, Rodan, and his ultimate nemesis, the three-headed King Ghidorah. When these ancient super-species - thought to be mere myths - rise again, they all vie for supremacy, leaving humanity's very existence hanging in the balance.

King of the Monsters is the sequel to 2014’s Godzilla, and the third movie in Legendary’s MonsterVerse, which also includes Kong: Skull Island. In 2020, Godzilla vs. Kong is scheduled to be released.

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Captive State (2019) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Captive State (2019) - SPOILER-FREE Review

Directed by: Rupert Wyatt

Written by: Erica Beeney, Rupert Wyatt

Starring: John Goodman, Ashton Sanders, Jonathan Majors, Machine Gun Kelly, Vera Farmiga

Runtime: 109 min

Set in a Chicago neighborhood nearly a decade after an occupation by an extra-terrestrial force, Captive State explores the lives on both sides of the conflict - the collaborators and dissidents. It follows a young man who participates in a conspiracy to rebel against the alien race that has invaded Earth, and enforced strict martial law on all humans.

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