After feeling lukewarm about The Conjuring, I wasn’t in a rush to see the cleverly titled sequel The Conjuring 2. I anticipated the same type of bullshit Insidious: Chapter 3 tried to pull, but I figured since I just saw Sinister 2 this would kind of follow the theme, being they are both recent sequels to popular horror movies. Would this be a cheap cash grab or would it turn out alright?
After seeing the trailer for Sinister 2, I made the easy decision to avoid catching it in the theater. There are so many modern horror sequels that take a steep nosedive off of their predecessor’s success and this one appears to be no different, even on the surface. You would think whoever made the trailer would at least make an effort to cloud the the blatant DAMAGE done. Continue reading →