Annabelle released on the 18th of August and unfortunately, I could not watch it on the weekends. Though I had seen the official trailer on Youtube, I was sure enough that I would watch it in the theatre itself! I love watching horror films but only on the condition that I would have someone beside me whom I can hold on whenever needed!!
Well, if you plan to watch this movie based on the prequel or on the basis of the trailers then my dear buddy don’t even think about it. If you are a guy and you expect that this film would help you get closer to you sweetheart, then dear innocent creature Aisa Kuch Nai hone wala. This movie was not at all a promising one.
Excited, I entered the theatre and to my dismay, I realized the movie was pathetically slow with little or no sense of horror element. I know it is funny because it is we who pay money out of our own pockets to give the film makers an opportunity to scare the hell out us and when they do not come up with promising deliveries, we lose no chance to criticize them. Coming back to Annabelle, the first half of the film may doze you off while the second half could comparatively grab on to your attention for some time. Though it is a horror film, in some of the scenes, you could even end up laughing. The pre-interval session did not have much of dialogues (I felt so) and most of the film concentrated on sound effects (I guess the makers of the film decided to infuse the twist of horror solely through sound effects). The setup of the film gave the impression of an ancestral house located away from the city chaos adding more charm to the cinema.
So dear buddy, if you decide to watch this movie, I would request you not to have high hopes as it would not prove to be fruitful. Some of you may even decide to take the exit route from the theatres during the interval.
Take your call buddy and have a happy week ahead!!
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