The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (Theaters and HBO Max)
Starring: Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Ruairi O’Connor, Sarah Catherine Hook, Julian Hilliard, John Noble
Directed by: Michael Chaves
Plot: Ed and Lorraine Warren investigate a murder that may be linked to demonic possession.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 64%
Critic Consensus: “The Devil Made Me Do It represents a comedown for the core Conjuring films, although Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson keep the audience invested”
Spirit Untamed (Theaters)
Starring: Isabela Merced, Julianne Moore, Jake Gyllenhaal, Marsai Martin, McKenna Grace, Walton Goggins
Directed by: Elaine Bogan
Plot: After moving to a sleepy little town, young Lucky Prescott befriends a wild mustang named Spirit, who shares her rebellious spirit. When a heartless wrangler plans to capture Spirit and his herd, Lucky and her new friends embark on the adventure of a lifetime to rescue the horse that forever changed her life.
RT Freshness: 39%
Critic Consensus: “While it might be a passable diversion for younger viewers, Spirit Untamed is a middling sequel that lacks the essential energy suggested by its title”
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