The Conjuring franchise’s 8th installment, The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It (starring Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson) hits theaters and HBO Max this week, and director Michael Chaves took time to sit down and discuss his process in taking over the core of the franchise from James Wan. 

We also discuss the triumphant return of the movies with A Quiet Place Part II’s massive opening weekend, AMC’s potential acquisition of ArcLight Cinemas and more. 

This week’s BlendGame celebrates the Summer season with our favorite films which evoke Summer. Next week, we’re taking a look at the career of Elliot Page, and debated which of their performances is our absolute favorite. Play along on Twitter by sending in your pick using #ElliotPageBlend.

Timestamps (Approx. Only)

5:00 - Weekly Poll
6:39 - Michael Chaves Interview
28:54 - Box Office Roundup
42:14 - A Quiet Place Part II Refresh Review
52:14 - CinemaCon Returns 
55:55 - AMC Acquiring ArcLight Cinemas?
1:04: 57 - This Week In Movies
1:17:52 - Our Favorite Summer Movies
1:28:45 - Outro

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