It turns out that one of Annabelle: Creation's best scenes was not in the original script, and it actually came to director David F. Sandberg one night in a dream the night before it was shot.
Some of the best scenes in Annabelle: Creation involve a toy gun that shoots a ball attached to a string. Once shot, the ball can be reeled back in with a little wheel on the gun. Lulu Wilson’s Linda wields it against Annabelle herself, and the gun itself is pretty cool looking. Even cooler though […]
“Crest Of Death” is the newest sneak peek at All Your Happy Life, the anticipated follow-up to the Wytches’ 2014 debut Annabel Dream Reader. The scuzzy first half of the two-minute track feels like hardcore whiplash, before breaking into psychedelic territory with a lulling bridge. All Your Happy Life, which was recorded with Jim Sclavunos […]
Brighton psych-surf three-piece the Wytches turned in an excellent full-length effort with 2014’s Annabel Dream Reader. They recently broke a couple years of silence with the 7-song EP Home Recordings, and today they’ve given a visual accompaniment to standout track “Who Rides?” The song is a bruiser, leaning more hardcore with no-nonsense power chords and […]
Snarling, four-track collection follows last year's Annabel Dream Reader.
Powerplay, Scenes and Dreams from the Paris Opera: Le Jardin Secret, the BREM Players, Annabelle Blanc, David Timson; Brighton Early Music Festival at St George's Church Reviewed by Robert Hugill on Nov 8 2014 Star rating: 4.5 Magical...Show More Summary
It's Halloween, and with Annabelle still in theaters (and memories of The Conjuring forever haunting our dreams), we spoke with the creator of the titular doll, designer Tony Rosen, who crafted Annabelle and asked him: What makes a good scary doll?Go for old. Things that are old generally freak people... More »
I’ve played these guys on the podcast a couple of times already, and I’ve had the album for a while, but it seems to be one of these records where what I think of it yo-yos back and forth every time I listen to it. Sometimes I think it’s fearsomely fantastic, sometimes a bit chuggy […]
Video: I never thought Woody could be portrayed as a horror character until I saw this video of Toy Story mashed up with Annabelle. It’s so scary that it will haunt my dreams tonight, tomorrow and the rest of the week. More »
Don Macini may just be the most consistent of the writer-director horror icons. The creator of Child’s Play, and director of both Seed of Chucky and Curse of Chucky, dreams of a horror battle in the vein of Freddy vs Jason (a monster success for New Line Cinema in 2003). This past weekend, Annabelle, the […]
Surf, post-punk, and B-movie horror gloom combined in an ambitious burst.
The Wytches at Glasslands in July (more by PSquared) UK psych garage punks The Wytches are a week away from releasing their debut album, Annabel Dream Reader, on Partisan Records (due 8/26). They've made the whole thing available to stream...
Brighton bruisers the Wytches will release their full-length debut album Annabel Dream Reader a week from today. They’ve got a new video this morning to get us all amped up for that, and to herald the trio’s arrival stateside later this fall. “Burn Out The Bruise,” a ragged blast of brutal psych-punk from the album’s [...]
Four-year-old Annabelle really, really wanted to be someone's flower girl. But she didn't know anybody planning a wedding. So she and her mom staked out the Manhattan City Clerk's office. Dreams do come true! (If you're willing to wait around a municipal building propositioning randoms.) Read more...
Annabelle Earl, a four-year-old Brooklyn girl, had a dream of being a flower girl but no wedding to attend. With a long dress, bouquet, and a poster that read ”Can I be your flower girl?” she took to Brooklyn City Hall to find herself a willing couple. It sounds like a Hallmark moment, until we learn [...]
As if the title of The Wytches’ upcoming debut album, Annabel Dream Reader, didn’t already evoke Edgar Allan Poe, the band’s music seems to inhabit the same haunted shadows. The young British trio recorded Annabel at Toe Rag Studios,...Show More Summary
Good news, Austenites: Your shared dream of a backstabbing dinner party MMO is one step closer to coming true today as Ever, Jane has met its Kickstarter goal. "Thank you all so, so much!" Lead Developer Annabel Smyth gushed. "I can't quite put into words what I feel right now -- overjoyed, overwhelmed, over... Show More Summary
For aspiring artists, crowdfunding sites that raise cash from the masses can make a dream project come true. For contributors like Annabelle Gurwitch, they're a potential minefield.
Post by Jeanne Sager When Sarah Porath learned her daughter, Annabel, had a rare chromosomal disorder, she mourned the dreams she'd cherished during her pregnancy. But at 5 1/2, the eldest of the Porath's children is walking and talking,...Show More Summary