“I know your name, demon, and that gives me dominion over you!”
– Lorraine Warren

SYNOPSIS: Lorraine and Ed Warren travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by a malicious spirit. – via IMDB

the conjuring 2

GRADE 2What. The. Heck. I mean really! This movie was hyped up, it was raved about, people adored it, it got compared to the first. Let me tell you what it has in common with the first – Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga. That’s it. I am telling you. When The Conjuring was released, I really liked the movie, up until the final third. It relied on atmosphere and was well acted, all of that. Upon rewatching it, I found it to be quite the hollow experience, and felt that I had scored it too highly. It was definitely a one hit wonder for me, and had no rewatch value. However, it was crafted well. As for The Conjuring 2? Unimaginative title and a terrible film all around – and not a good sequel, as so many have lauded it. This is not a good example of a sequel done right, in my opinion. Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga are good, but come across as limited due to the script. The script also tried to force emotion into it in places, and it fell flat and was terribly awkward. Let’s talk about how heavy handed and over the top this movie was. I mean seriously folks. There was no time to get freaked out or vested in what was happening because there was no grace, no elegance, no mystery, no finesse. It was just in your face, no subtlety, and felt like you were being force fed this horror. There was potential when The Crooked Man came to life – instead of scaring the socks off of me (as he rightfully should have), he was this terribly animated character that looked beyond stupid. Ugh. Let’s not forget how conveniently everything worked out for the Warrens – yes, it just so happened to be the same thing that they picked up in the Amityville house, all the way out in England? Puh-lease. I have no time for this movie, and cannot believe I had been looking forward to it for another solid horror. It didn’t deliver on any front, and was certainly a massive waste of my time. Ugh.

9 thoughts on “Rapid Review: The Conjuring 2 (2016)

  1. Natasha says:

    LOL bestie I think the only thing you’ve rated worse than this is New Moon! Sounds awful. I should watch the original The Conjuring, because that sounds good.

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    1. Zoë says:

      xD Gosh, New Moon! That was something else hey! Yeah, the original one is worth a watch. This thing? SKIP.


  2. Keith says:

    Ouchie! I gotta say it Zoe…I gotta…I loved this movie. I really, really did. 😳

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Zoë says:

      I am glad that you enjoyed it so much, I really am. I wanted to, I thought I would, but gosh, what a waste of my time. I know my opinion is going to be in the minority here though haha.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. Keith says:

        LOL! I would boo you buuuut, I’ve been in the minority quite a bit myself.?😀

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  3. renxkyoko says:

    I saw one other version of the Enfield incident. I am surprised Conjuring 2 is about that too.

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Zoë says:

      How was the other version?

      Film loves recycled ideas. I saw just the other day how many films pertaining to Pablo Escobar there have been lately – so close together. Crazy stuff.


  4. Ooohhh. lol I enjoyed it too actually. Your hate makes for a pretty funny review. Good stuff!

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Zoë says:

      🙂 I am glad you were entertained!

      Liked by 1 person

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