THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA – Review by Brandy McDonnell

A standalone entry in the growing “The Conjuring” horror universe – Tony Amendola makes a cameo as his priest character from the franchise’s 2014 installment “Annabelle,” but it’s not necessary to have actually seen any other movies in the series to follow this one – it is set in 1970s Los Angeles and follows Anna Garcia (the underrated Linda Cardellini), a social worker and widow struggling to raise two children.

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THE CURSE OF LA LLORONA – Review by Susan Granger

The most recent entry in The Conjuring franchise evokes a Latin American folktale, beginning in 17th century Mexico, where a jealous wife drowns her two children to punish her cheating husband. Immediately afterward, she commits suicide. Known as La Llorona, the weeping woman, she’s condemned to roam the earth as a ghost, searching for children to take their place.

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