Excerpt: Surprisingly, director Michael Chaves…actually keeps things interesting up through Johnson’s crime only to allow the movie to nosedive once it enters territory even the Warrens would claim is fictional.
Excerpt: As credulous — or con-artist cheaty — as its demon-hunter protagonists, but lacking their charm. Worse, it can’t even be bothered to justify and satisfy the procedural approach to its mystery.
Excerpt: ‘The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It’ is an underwhelming sequel that pales in comparison to its impressively haunting predecessors. It has its moments and tries out some new tricks but feels like a downgrade on too many fronts to ignore.