Annabelle: Creation, directed by David F. Sandberg, is one of the best-reviewed horror movies of 2017 and a rare example of a prequel that surpasses its predecessor. Those who missed the movie while it was in theaters got their first look at Annabelle: Creation when it arrived on Blu-ray/DVD earlier this week. While the movie is fairly straightforward, it can be difficult to see exactly how this latest installment fits in with the extended Annabelle mythology; Creation is a prequel of a prequel, after all.
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Our friends at Looper have put together an Endling Explained video that lines everything up into neat columns and rows. Not only does it explain how Creation fits in with the overarching Annabelle saga, but its place in the larger shared universe launched by The Conjuring in 2013. Have a watch and let us know what you think in the Comments section!
If you haven’t seen Annabelle: Creation, skip the Ending Explained and peep the trailer, review, and synopsis below it. Enjoy!
Warning: Below There Be Spoilers!
Official Synopsis: Ever since it hit theaters in August 2017, Annabelle: Creation has scared the pants off millions of fans — and finally revealed just where that demonic doll from The Conjuring really came from. But if this horror origin story left you with more questions than answers, don’t be afraid! We’ve got everything you need to know about the film’s ending and post-credits scenes… unless you don’t want to see spoilers for The Conjuring and both Annabelle films, in which case this is your cue to cover your eyes and hide under the covers until the video is over…
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Official Synopsis: Former toy maker Sam Mullins and his wife, Esther, are happy to welcome a nun and six orphaned girls into their California farmhouse. Years earlier, the couple’s 7-year-old daughter Annabelle died in a tragic car accident. Terror soon strikes when one child sneaks into a forbidden room and finds a seemingly innocent doll that appears to have a life of its own.
Annabelle: Creation stars Anthony LaPaglia, Samara Lee, and Miranda Otto.
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