Don’t look now, but the original Conjuring turns eight years old this year. It’s also been five years since the first direct sequel to the film saw a release. No one could blame you for not noticing. We’ve been inundated with one spinoff after another leeching off a film that reminded masses that maybe mainstream horror wasn’t as moribund as we thought. One too many diversions — be it the Annabelle series or The Nun — almost made me forget how rock-solid The Conjuring films have been. Give me this trilogy and y’all can keep the rest.
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Steve Pulaski has been reviewing movies since 2009 for a barrage of different outlets. He graduated North Central College in 2018 and currently works as an on-air radio personality. He also hosts a weekly movie podcast called "Sleepless with Steve," dedicated to film and the film industry, on his YouTube channel. In addition to writing, he's a die-hard Chicago Bears fan and has two cats, appropriately named Siskel and Ebert!