This movie's worst crime is being boring for much of its runtime. I thought that the part where the whole family investigates together (first in the museum and then in the channel 3 news building) where fun throughout, but for the rest of the movie the fun is very scattered: only one in several jokes work. Don't get me wrong, I didn't hate it. But I did dislike big chunks of it. Although it had some really fun moments.
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I love how Cheryl sees the clock stop ticking, her hand transform into the hand of a zombie that controls her and makes her draw a scary picture, the cellar door opening alone and creepy voices saying 'join us...' and she still has to go alone into the woods at night wearing nothing but a robe anouncing her presence by saying 'Is anybody out there?'
There is a very funny stand-up comedy routine by Spanish comedian Goyo Jiménez wherein he…
I added this film to TMDB (www.themoviedb.org/movie/694185-seance-de-prestidigitation) and thus to Letterboxd because I found out it wasn't available on Letterboxd. In some 30 hours the details concerning cast (Méliès), production (Méliès), poster, English name, etc. should be available on Letterboxd as it takes time until information from TMDB is imported onto Letterboxd.
This is Méliès second film, and apparently it is not lost as it was found in 2014 and identified in 2015 (en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conjuring_(film)), but I haven't been able to find it.
If someone finds it, I'd be grateful if they could provide me with a link.