Episode 157 - Annabelle (2014)

 

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With its catchy name, its known director, and its great reviews, 2013's The Conjuring was a huge success and one of the most successful horror films both critically and financially in some time. Based on the paranormal investigators, the Warrens, the opening sequence kicked off a very scary film. The scene showcases the Warrens and their investigation of a doll named Annabelle.

Now, this Halloween, a sort of prequel to The Conjuring has opened up in wide release. The film simply entitled Annabelle is a fictional origin story of that spooky and terrifying doll that made so many jump out of their seats back in 2013. The film takes place in 1969 just after the Manson murders. When home intruders break into a young couple's abode, the trespassers turn out to be more than just ordinary burglars. Soon odd things begin to happen that not only put their baby in jeopardy but also their very souls.

Dark Discussions are joined by Nate and Kristi Schoonover. Nate, one of the hosts of the Ghost and Demon Show, is an expert on the occult as well as the original Annabelle case. His wife, Kristi, is the author of numerous ghostly tales as well as the acclaimed novel, Bad Apple. With extra knowledge provided, the film is not only discussed and reviewed but is compared with the original investigation.

Download and Play Episode 157 - Annabelle (2014) (2014-10-15)