In the fifth installment in The Conjuring horror franchise, the Vatican sends a Catholic priest (Demián Bichir) and a prophetic novitiate (Taissa Farmiga) to an abbey in Romania to investigate the suicide of a nun (Bonnie Aarons). The pair soon learn that the abbey's order is hiding dangerous secrets and that demonic forces have gained a foothold in their midst, putting their lives and souls at risk. Directed by Corin Hardy.~Kaitlin Elise Miller
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Rated 4 out of 5 stars
This is a good addition to the series’s
Owned for 6 months when reviewed.
This helps tie things together but not as scary as you think. Maybe it’s just me.
See for yourself. But I do love the movie because it has heart. Yeah I know a scary movie with heart. It usually doesn’t happen
Didn’t have that unique feel like in the Conjuring 2. Weak ending due to weak kill.
(Picture) Look impressive on an OLED, 4k upscale via an Oppo.
(Sound) Being able to get Atmos in Blu & experienced it in 7.2.4.
Cool Lenticular Slipcover.
No Digital Copy.
The 4K wasn’t steep.
This review is from The Nun [Blu-ray] [$8 Movie Money] 
I would recommend this to a friend
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
As creepy as it’s advertised! Makes you jump! Good
The film opens in 1952, events that will unfold in "The Conjuring 2" (2016) where a nun, Sister Valak, shows up in the dreams of Lorraine, a real-life character who with her husband carry out exorcisms. Flash back Twenty or so years in the past. A young nun in a monastery in Romania has killed herself, for reasons unknown. The Vatican assembles a commission to study if the ground has been desecrated, or if evil has taken over the cloister. Cardinal Conroy summons Father Burke, a troubled priest he knows has experience with exorcisms and a novice from a teaching community, Sister Irene. The cardinal knew her as a child who had experienced eerie religious visions of a nun. Believing these are the best persons to investigate, he sends them to the remote monastery in post-war Romania.
The two arrive at the local village and meet Frenchie, a Canadian who has stayed in the village to help out the people. He delivers supplies to the monastery, leaving them in the cave beneath that also contains a large freezer and a way to the convent above. He has something disturbing to show them.
Burke and Irene are greeted by a nun and shown to room where they will sleep. It doesn't take long for the two to begin following noises, Burke with a flashlight and Irene with a lantern.
They soon come to a door that says (God ends here). Of course, they must go beyond to discover what made the nun kill herself. But when they get lost, they realize the message on the statue of the Virgin means something: "Mary will show you the way."
Of course, the two, and eventually Frenchie, encounter the nun who is possessed by the devil, along with others that I will leave to your imagination to figure out. passageways of an ancient and remote mountain
If you are a Catholic who is reasonably knowledgeable of the faith, but you like horror films, you can appreciate that the devil does enter through "portals" that human beings open to him. In a film, the only way you can show a portal is visually, though here it is difficult to understand the spiritual malady that created it in the first place as a way to invite the devil into the monastery. The solution is also one that no Catholic exorcist would ever use, but then you couldn't have a film franchise.
The Nun is not intended to be a vocation movie, I suppose you could say it makes Catholic nuns look trite Catholic images and teaching, along with characters in red vestments, white habits and collars, and sacramentals such as crucifixes and rosaries are ideal for the movie. high quality of show is top notch. I am sorry they revert to suicide as a plot; suicide is so prevalent today in real life
Because this a horror film about the devil, But if people come away believing the devil is real, well then, that's a good thing.
When I first saw The Demonic Nun character in “The Conjuring 2,” I was immediately terrified by the character’s presence in the movie and felt scared of the dark again. I knew right then, I LOVED the character and the second movie as well.
“The Nun” offers plenty of jump scares, a haunting gothic atmosphere setting, and scary pace of a horror movie. However, it’s not as scary as The Conjuring Movies, has a pretty weak narrative, and thin character development but is passable for a 90+ min movie. But The Nun character is still the scariest antagonist character I’ve ever seen in a horror movie and may make you be afraid of the dark, again. Might want to keep a light on all night.
A lot to love here. A gothic masterpiece but in the scope of storyline and pacing this misses the mark dramatically. Did this matter? Not really. Maybe the weakest in the series as far as scares, the Nun plays as a classic catholic horror. It was so much fun. The sets were perfect with mist filled cemeteries, candle lit corridors, creaky taverns, and barely touched countryscapes. Great soundtrack as well.
Taissa was the perfect choice for this role and the actor who played Frenchie nailed it. The only thing that ripped me limb from limb was the cemetery scene. I hated the camera work there, but the rest of the film surpassed my expectations. Keep them coming universe.