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First Annabelle 2 Teaser Oozes Nightmare Fuel

15 September 2016 1:30 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Swedish filmmaker David F. Sandberg impressed many a horror fan with the release of Lights Out, his directorial debut spun out from a short film of the same name. It even wowed the vast majority of critics, pulled in more than $160 million worldwide, and earned a sequel order from New Line.

But before being drawn back into the cult series, Sandberg has the small matter of helming a high-profile spinoff to tackle, and it goes by the name of Annabelle 2. Nipping at the heels of yesterday’s tease, we now have our grubby paws on the inaugural teaser for the 2017 feature – and yes, it heralds the return of the titular doll in typically creepy fashion.

Starring Miranda Otto, Anthony Lapaglia and Stephanie Sigman, the snippet above doesn’t necessarily offer up anything substantial, but lean closely and you can hear Otto’s lead call out Annabelle’s name. Could »

- Michael Briers

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Annabelle 2 Trailer: The Doll Is Back

15 September 2016 1:02 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Following the first look photo that director David F. Sandberg revealed yesterday, the first trailer for Annabelle 2 has arrived today. This trailer gives us our first look at Miranda Otto's character, along with a sneak peek at Annabelle's origins. We don't know when the first full trailer will arrive, but this footage hints that this follow-up could be just as terrifying as the original.

In Annabelle 2, several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker's possessed creation, Annabelle. Anthony Lapaglia (TV's Without a Trace) and Miranda Otto (Showtime's Homeland, The Lord of the Rings Trilogy) play the dollmaker and his wife. The trailer debuted on Warner Bros. YouTube channel earlier today.

Annabelle 2 also stars Stephanie Sigman (Spectre), Talitha Bateman »

- MovieWeb

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Teaser for Horror Sequel 'Annabelle 2' From Director of 'Lights Out'

15 September 2016 12:58 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"Annabelle...?" New Line Cinema / WB has released the first teaser trailer for Annabelle 2, the sequel to the spin-off horror series based on the creepy doll from the The Conjuring. Director David F. Sandberg, who already made Lights Out earlier this year, directs this sequel about a dollmaker and his wife who are haunted in their home by the possessed doll Annabelle. The cast features Talitha Bateman, Stephanie Sigman, Miranda Otto, Anthony Lapaglia, Lulu Wilson, Philippa Coulthard, Grace Fulton and Alicia Vela-Bailey as Evil Mrs. Mullins. This teaser doesn't show much, but it does setup the new house and the return of the freaky, evil doll. The sound effects in this trailer are very effective - have a listen below. Here's the teaser trailer (+ poster) for David F. Sandberg's sequel Annabelle 2, direct from YouTube: The sequel centers on a dollmaker and his wife, whose daughter tragically died twenty years earlier, »

- Alex Billington

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Annabelle 2 Announcement Trailer Reminds You Not to Play With Creepy Dolls

15 September 2016 12:55 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

If you needed another reason to stay the Hell away from creepy looking dolls, the first teaser for Annabelle 2 has arrived to put a new spin on tea parties.  Come inside to check it out!

Annabelle, the spooky doll from The Conjuring which sparked it's own spin-off movie series makes her return in the first look at footage from Annabelle 2:

Annabelle has always been interesting to me, mostly because it has such an odd place within these movies.  The Conjuring really wasn't about the doll's possession, and despite the marketing focusing on it, only took up a little bit of screentime.  The first spin-off was...okay.  The plot was all over the place and aside from a few jump scares, felt all over the place. 

Obviously this first trailer for Annabelle 2 doesn't do much in terms of the film's plot, but it does a solid job »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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‘Annabelle 2’ Teaser: ‘Lights Out’ Director David Sandberg Reminds Us That Creepy Dolls Are Still Scary

15 September 2016 11:27 AM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

If the movies have taught us anything, it’s that certain things will always be scary to huge swaths of viewers: clowns, children and, in the case of “Annabelle,” dolls. Part of James Wan’s ever-expanding horror umbrella, the film made nearly $256 million against a budget of just $5.6 million. A sequel was thus inevitable, and we now have a teaser for “Annabelle 2.” Watch it below.

Read More: ‘The Conjuring 2’ Spinoff ‘The Nun’ Will Get the Demonic Villain Back in the Habit

Miranda Otto of “The Thin Red Line” and “The Lord of the Rings” stars in “Annabelle 2,” which is helmed by “Lights Out” director David Sandberg. Lasting just a minute and barely revealing anything, the clip (which is presumably more restrained than the actual film will be) shows Otto entering the room of a little girl hosting a tea party with two stuffed animals and a doll »

- Michael Nordine

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Watch the First Teaser Trailer for Annabelle 2

15 September 2016 10:40 AM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

A tea party takes an unsettling turn in the first footage from Annabelle 2, initially unveiled by Movie Pilot ahead of the film's May 19th, 2017 release.

Press Release: From New Line Cinema comes “Annabelle 2,” with David F. Sandberg (“Lights Out”) helming the follow up to 2014’s hugely successful “Annabelle,” which scared up nearly $257 million at the worldwide box office during its run in theaters. The new film is once again being produced by Peter Safran and James Wan, who also partnered so effectively on “The Conjuring” movies.

In “Annabelle 2,” several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle. Sandberg directs from a screenplay by Gary Dauberman, who also wrote “Annabelle.”

The film stars Stephanie Sigman (“Spectre”), Talitha Bateman »

- Derek Anderson

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TIFF16 Premiere Interviews: Michelle Rodriguez & Walter Hill on controversial hitman film (re)Assignment

15 September 2016 3:58 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

We present our our interviews from the premiere of Walter Hill’s (Re)Assignment from the 2016 Toronto Film Festival (TIFF16). The film stars Michelle Rodriguez, Tony Shalhoub, Anthony Lapaglia, Caitlin Gerard, Sigourney Weaver and Caroline Chan. Following an ace assassin who is double crossed by gangsters and falls into the hands of rogue surgeon known as […]

The post TIFF16 Premiere Interviews: Michelle Rodriguez & Walter Hill on controversial hitman film (re)Assignment appeared first on HeyUGuys. »

- Jon Lyus

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First Annabelle 2 Photo Arrives, Trailer Coming Soon

14 September 2016 6:06 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Back in June, production got rolling on Annabelle 2, New Line's upcoming horror sequel that continues the story of the iconic doll from The Conjuring. We haven't seen or heard much since then, but earlier today, director David F. Sandberg sent out a first look photo, which finds the director setting the doll in place. He also announced that the first "announcement trailer" for the sequel will arrive tomorrow.

Annabelle 2 follows a dollmaker and his wife, who welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, several years after the tragic death of their little girl. The nun and these girls soon becoming the target of the dollmaker's possessed creation, Annabelle. The director revealed the first photo on Twitter, although we don't know if he will be debuting the new trailer on Twitter himself.

David F. Sandberg is directing from a script by Gary Dauberman, »

- MovieWeb

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Director David F. Sandberg Invites Annabelle Out To Play In New Still For Horror Sequel

14 September 2016 2:33 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Mark your diaries; an Annabelle 2 announcement teaser is due to drop tomorrow and while we wait, there’s an eerie new set photo to pour over.

Hailing from director David F. Sandberg’s (Light’s Out) Twitter feed, the behind-the-scenes pic sees the filmmaker prop up that relentlessly evil porcelain doll, perhaps preparing it to feature in some capacity when said teaser hits the interwebs. The jury’s still out on that one, but some form of unsettling snippet to whet our collective appetite for the full reveal appears likely.

Here’s that shot of Sandberg at work:

Behind the scenes of #Annabelle2. Get ready for an announcement teaser tomorrow! pic.twitter.com/amyWvAgXCj

David F. Sandberg (@ponysmasher) September 14, 2016

Having first petrified audiences in The Conjuring franchise, Annabelle is now very much the star of its own spinoff series, with the official logline noting that Sandberg’s anticipated follow-up »

- Michael Briers

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Toronto Film Review: ‘(Re)Assignment’

11 September 2016 7:48 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

With trans issues recently having entered mainstream discourse, certainly not every fictive treatment need be as nuanced as Oscar-nominated “Transamerica” or Emmy-winning “Transparent.” Still, nobody — not even viewers willing to settle for good, unclean B-movie fun — is done any favors by something as crude as “(re)Assignment,” which gracelessly mashes together hardboiled crime-melodrama cliches and an unintentionally funny “Oh no! I’m a chick now!!” gender-change narrative hook.

Not a return to peak form for veteran Hollywood helmer Walter Hill, this cheesy Canadian indie contraption was picked up at the Cannes market for a Tba U.S. theatrical release. But it will be pressing its luck in formats beyond streaming and cable, despite the marquee names of Michelle Rodriguez and Sigourney Weaver, neither of whom are well-served here.

Framing device is Weaver’s disgraced plastic surgeon Dr. Rachel Jane being interviewed over several days’ course by psychiatrist Dr. Galen (Tony Shalhoub »

- Dennis Harvey

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Sean Penn’s ‘Last Face’ Starring Charlize Theron, Javier Bardem Lands at Saban

8 September 2016 2:00 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Saban Films has acquired North American distribution rights to the romantic drama “The Last Face,” starring Charlize Theron and Javier Bardem.

Sean Penn directed from a script by Erin Dignam (“The Yellow Handkerchief”). Adèle Exarchopoulos (“Blue Is the Warmest Color”), Jean Reno, and Jared Harris also star.

The movie made its world premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, where it received primarily negative reviews. Saban announced the deal on Thursday, the opening day of the Toronto International Film Festival.

Set against the backdrop of war-torn Liberia in 2003, “The Last Face” centers on a love affair between the director of an international aid organization (played by Theron) and Bardem’s relief-aid doctor. Together, they must find a way to keep their relationship alive in the extraordinarily difficult conditions that surround them, while battling their diametrically opposed opinions on how to solve the conflict, and their mutual passion for life. »

- Dave McNary

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Holding the Man scores Netflix release

2 August 2016 1:37 AM, PDT | IF.com.au | See recent IF.com.au news »

Holding the Man.

Neil Armfield.s Holding The Man has been picked up by Netflix. The film will be available on the platform in all of the streaming service.s territories — except Australia and New Zealand. . Holding the Man is also set for theatrical release in a number of international territories, having been sold to Strand Releasing in the Us, Peccadillo in the UK, Pro Fun in Germany and Switzerland and Cinemien in the Benelux. . Producer Kylie du Fresne said: .The film has captured the hearts of audiences wherever it has screened and I am absolutely delighted that people around the world will now be able to share in the experience.. . Holding the Man is based on Timothy Conigrave.s memoir by the same name, adapted for screen by Tommy Murphy. It stars Ryan Corr, Craig Stott, Anthony Lapaglia, Guy Pearce, Kerry Fox and Camilla Ah Kin.. Tristan Whalley, from UK-based Goalpost Film, »

- Staff Writer

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Annabelle 2 Begins Filming – Scheduled For May 19, 2017 Release In Theaters

30 June 2016 12:08 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

She’s back! Principal photography has begun on New Line Cinema’s Annabelle 2, with David F. Sandberg (upcoming “Lights Out”) helming the follow up to 2014’s hugely successful “Annabelle,” which scared up nearly $257 million at the worldwide box office during its run in theaters. The new film is once again being produced by Peter Safran and James Wan, who also partnered so effectively on The Conjuring movies.

In Annabelle 2, several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.

The film stars Stephanie Sigman (“Spectre”), Talitha Bateman (“The 5th Wave”), Lulu Wilson (upcoming “Ouija 2,” “Deliver Us from Evil”), Philippa Anne Coulthard (“After the Dark”), Grace Fulton (“Badland”), Lou Lou Safran (“The Choice”), Samara Lee (“Fox Catcher,” “The Last Witch Hunter »

- Michelle McCue

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Lapaglia, Otto Join The "Annabelle" Sequel

30 June 2016 7:02 AM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Filming has officially begun in Los Angeles on the "Annabelle" sequel at New Line. David F. Sandberg ("Lights Out") directs the follow-up to 2014's hugely successful first film which pulled in nearly $257 million at the worldwide box office during its theatrical run.

Set several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker's possessed creation Annabelle.

Australian acting legends Anthony Lapaglia and Miranda Otto have joined the cast which also includes Stephanie Sigman, Talitha Bateman, Lulu Wilson, Philippa Anne Coulthard, Grace Fulton, Lou Lou Safran, Samara Lee and Tayler Buck.

Sandberg directs from a screenplay by Gary Dauberman. Peter Safran and James Wan will produce the film which hasn't disclosed its budget or targeted wrap date. It's currently slated for release May next year.

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- Garth Franklin

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Annabelle 2 Begins Shooting in Los Angeles

29 June 2016 5:28 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

She's back! Principal photography has begun on New Line Cinema's Annabelle 2, with David F. Sandberg (upcoming Lights Out) helming the follow up to 2014's hugely successful Annabelle, which scared up nearly $257 million at the worldwide box office during its run in theaters. The new film is once again being produced by Peter Safran and James Wan, who also partnered so effectively on The Conjuring movies.

In New Line Cinema's Annabelle 2, several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker's possessed creation, Annabelle. Sandberg directs from a screenplay by Gary Dauberman, who also wrote Annabelle. Filming is taking place in Los Angeles.

The film stars Stephanie Sigman (Spectre), Talitha Bateman (The 5th Wave), Lulu Wilson (upcoming Ouija 2, Deliver Us from Evil »

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Filming Commences on Annabelle 2, More Cast Members Revealed

29 June 2016 4:39 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

David F. Sandberg's Lights Out doesn't hit theaters until July 22nd, but he's already behind the camera for his next movie, Annabelle 2. Filming on the sequel to 2014's Conjuring spin-off began today in Los Angeles, and New Line Cinema officially revealed the movie's full main cast, including Lulu Wilson and Samara Lee:

Press Release: Burbank, Calif. -- She’s back! Principal photography has begun on New Line Cinema’s “Annabelle 2,” with David F. Sandberg (upcoming “Lights Out”) helming the follow up to 2014’s hugely successful “Annabelle,” which scared up nearly $257 million at the worldwide box office during its run in theaters. The new film is once again being produced by Peter Safran and James Wan, who also partnered so effectively on “The Conjuring” movies.

In “Annabelle 2,” several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and »

- Derek Anderson

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Filming is Underway On The Highly Anticipated Annabelle 2, Plus Full Cast Revealed

29 June 2016 1:43 PM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

She’s back! Principal photography has begun on New Line Cinema’s Annabelle 2, with David F. Sandberg (upcoming Lights Out) helming the follow up to 2014’s hugely successful Annabelle, which scared up nearly $257 million at the worldwide box office during its run in theaters. The new film is once again being produced by Peter Safran and James Wan, who also partnered so effectively on The Conjuring movies.

In Annabelle 2, several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, soon becoming the target of the dollmaker’s possessed creation, Annabelle.

The film stars Stephanie Sigman (“Spectre”), Talitha Bateman (“The 5th Wave”), Lulu Wilson (upcoming “Ouija 2,” “Deliver Us from Evil”), Philippa Anne Coulthard (“After the Dark”), Grace Fulton (“Badland”), Lou Lou Safran (“The Choice”), Samara Lee (“Fox Catcher,” “The Last Witch Hunter »

- Kellvin Chavez

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Annabelle 2 Begins Filming With Lights Out Director

29 June 2016 1:42 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

The evil doll who debuted in James Wan's The Conjuring, who managed to get a spin-off movie, has also managed to get a sequel.  Today marks the start of principal photography for Annabelle 2 revealing the newcomers to the cast and who's behind the camera.  Come inside to check it out!

I can't sit here and say Annabelle was a movie I really enjoyed.  It had it's okay moments, but on the whole didn't live up to the fear factor laid out with The Conjuring.  Instead it felt like a more subdued possession movie that lacked the charm of enjoyable characters.  But it made money.  As such, that means a sequel is on the way, which started filming today.  Here's what this film is about: 

In “Annabelle 2,” several years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls »

- feeds@cinelinx.com (Jordan Maison)

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Holding the Man movie review: grand romance, no qualifiers needed

3 June 2016 9:29 AM, PDT | www.flickfilosopher.com | See recent FlickFilosopher news »

Told with a lovely romantic sweep and full of raw, honest emotion, this is a gay love story that’s also just a great love story, full stop. Yay. I’m “biast” (pro): nothing

I’m “biast” (con): nothing

I have not read the source material

(what is this about? see my critic’s minifesto)

A gay love story that’s also just a great love story, full stop? Yay. Without ever denying the particular challenges that faced gay couples in macho, conservative Australia in the 1970s and 80s, and without ignoring the particular horrors of the AIDS epidemic that ravaged an entire generation of young men, Holding the Man manages to elevate the romance of Tim (Ryan Corr: The Water Diviner) and John (Craig Stott) to the universal in a way that few movies about Lgbt relationships have yet to do. Director Neil Armfield (Candy), fortified by spirited, »

- MaryAnn Johanson

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Movie Review – Holding the Man (2015)

2 June 2016 8:10 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Holding the Man, 2015.

Directed by Neil Armfield.

Starring Ryan Corr, Craig Stott, Guy Pearce, Anthony Lapaglia, Sarah Snook, Kerry Fox and Geoffrey Rush.

Synopsis:

Tim and John fell in love while teenagers at their all-boys high school. John was captain of the football team, Tim an aspiring actor playing a minor part in Romeo and Juliet. Their romance endured for 15 years to laugh in the face of everything life threw at it – the separations, the discrimination, the temptations, the jealousies and the losses – until the only problem that love can’t solve, tried to destroy them.

In the early 80’s a disease suddenly came to prominence through a storm of sensationalist media reporting. Up until then not many had heard of HIV or AIDS, but a seeming outbreak of the disease, which at the time was largely attributed to the Gay community, who began stepping out from the shadows and finding a voice in society, »

- Amie Cranswick

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