The Curse of La Llorona (2019), Candyman (1992)
Xavier and Mike are back with reviews of Michael Chaves’ The Curse of La Llorona (2019), a spinoff from The Conjuring world from the mind of James Wan. This jump scare loaded film stars Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, and Patricia Velasquez.
Mike also has a Mini review of Jordan Rubin’s The Drone (2019) starring John Brotherton and Alex Essoe with a special appearance by John Mayer.
The Curse of La Llorona (2019)
Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother suspected of child endangerment, a social worker and her own small kids are soon drawn into a frightening supernatural realm.
Director: Michael Chaves
Writers: Mikki Daughtry, Tobias Iaconis
Stars: Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, Patricia Velasquez
Release Date: 19 April 2019 (USA)
Also Known As: The Children (US working title)
Australia, Singapore – The Curse of the Weeping Woman
Spain – La Llorona
Budget: $9,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend USA: $26,347,631, 21 April 2019
Gross USA: $54,733,739
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $122,133,739
Runtime: 93 min
The Candyman, a murderous soul with a hook for a hand, is accidentally summoned to reality by a skeptic grad student researching the monster’s myth.D
Director: Bernard Rose
Writers: Clive Barker (based on “The Forbidden” by), Bernard Rose
Stars: Virginia Madsen, Xander Berkeley, Tony Todd
Release Date: 16 October 1992 (USA)
Also Known As: Clive Barker’s Candyman
Budget: $6,000,000 (estimated)
Opening Weekend USA: $5,404,320, 18 October 1992
Gross USA: $25,792,310
Cumulative Worldwide Gross: $25,792,310
Runtime: 99 min
A newlywed couple is terrorized by a consumer drone that has become sentient with the consciousness of a deranged serial killer.