annabelle comes home first look

If you’ve been craving more creepy dolls in your life, today’s your lucky day! James Wan, grandaddy of the spooktacular Conjuring Universe, shared a first-look at Annabelle Comes Home, the third entry in the Annabelle series. Once again, that damn scary doll will be front and center. And in a nice change of pace, Conjuring stars Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga – who usually don’t bother appearing in these spin-offs – will have parts in the film, although they won’t be the main characters. See the Annabelle Comes Home first look below.

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The Trench Release Date

We won’t get to see an Aquaman sequel until 2022, but we’ll be returning to the world of the film much sooner thanks to The Trench. The horror-movie spin-off will open before Aquaman 2, and it will also be set after the events of the first Aquaman. When news of the spin-off broke, some assumed it might be a prequel focusing on how the citizens of The Trench turned into the Lovecraftian monsters seen in the first film, but that’s officially not the case. Producer Peter Safran dropped this bit of Trench info this week, while also commenting on how The Conjuring Universe is inspiring the approach to future Aquaman films.

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The Curse of La Llorona trailer new

Get ready to jump out of your seat as the new The Curse of La Llorona trailer has arrived, overflowing with jump-scares. While this isn’t officially an entry in the Conjuring Universe, it sure as hell has that feel. That’s probably because Conjuring mastermind James Wan is listed as a producer. In The Curse of La Llorona, a ghostly women torments some unlucky folks in 1970s Los Angeles. Watch The Curse of La Llorona trailer below!

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aquaman spin-off

Here’s something I’m positive no one saw coming: Warner Bros. is planning an Aquaman spin-off…that’s also a horror movie. The Trench will focus on the monstrous trench creatures revealed in James Wan‘s Aquaman. Wan will produce the spin-off, which is said to have a much lower budget than the recent DC blockbuster.  Read More »

‘Aquaman’ Blu-ray Washes Ashore in March

aquaman blu-ray

Aquaman was a tidal-wave-sized hit, and now it’s ready to make a big splash on home video. The James Wan directed superhero extravaganza is headed to Blu-ray and digital in March, with a fishing net full of special features. The Blu-ray will also feature a sneak peek of upcoming DC superhero film Shazam! Check out the Aquaman Blu-ray details below.

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aquaman vfx reel

Director James Wan had to craft a lavish underwater world primarily out of visual effects, so it’s no wonder that the before and after shots are so dramatic in this Aquaman VFX reel. On the heels of Aquaman‘s splashy box office success, Warner Bros. has released a video that shows the painstaking work that went into building the expansive underwater world of Atlantis, and all those flow-y hair shots.

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weekend box office aquaman week 3

It’s official: Aquaman is now the champion of the DCEU. A few years ago, if you had told me a movie starring Aquaman would outgross one featuring Batman and Superman, I might have laughed. But things change, and audiences can’t seem to get enough of James Wan‘s underwater hero. The Warner Bros. flick remained at the top of the box office for a third weekend in a row, with Escape Room coming in a distant second.

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aquaman easter egg

Based on the splash that Aquaman made at the box office this weekend, you probably got a chance to see this movie about a fish-man and his epic undersea adventures and get your senses assaulted by a tidal wave of lavish visual imagery So you’d be forgiven for missing a few Aquaman Easter eggs along the way. Unless, that is, you’re Edgar Wright.

The Baby Driver director has an Aquaman Easter Egg dedicated just to him by James Wan, who gamely took on a bet with Wright two years ago involving a campy mid-’60s puppet series named Stingray. The only problem is that Wright didn’t bet money with Wan — he bet an Oscar statuette. So he’s going to get his hands on one of those first.

Some spoilers for Aquaman below.

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Aquaman Easter Eggs

The Morning Watch is a recurring feature that highlights a handful of noteworthy videos from around the web. They could be video essays, fanmade productions, featurettes, short films, hilarious sketches, or just anything that has to do with our favorite movies and TV shows.

In this edition, dive into the Easter eggs and comic references you might have missed in last weekend’s release of Aquaman. Plus, director James Wan breaks down an epic action scene above water from the DC Comics movie and also examines one of the underwater fight scenes between Arthur Curry (Jason Momoa) and his half-brother Orm (Patrick Wilson). Read More »

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The Art and Making of Aquaman

In The Art and Making of Aquaman, author Mike Avila takes readers under the waves and beyond to show the staggering amount of special effects work, design, planning and more that went into creating James Wan‘s undersea superhero flick Aquaman. We have an exclusive look at art from the book below, as well as a few excerpts.

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