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'The Conjuring' Review

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by Jordan Hoffman July 16, 2013 @ 2:39 PM
Warner Bros.
Some film directors were sent to us, by divine right, to perform certain tasks. Much like Martin Scorsese had a calling to stitch together long, swooping takes of criminal behavior set to the tunes of the Rolling Stones, director James Wan also has a providential purpose. It's a very specific way of giving you a heart attack.
It's not just the “jump scare.” That's far too simple. As Wan showed in 'Insidious' - and does so even more so in his new film, 'The Conjuring' - he is the unrivaled champion of a specific sort of hold-your-breath scene, where you know the jump is just about to happen. But he holds it. And holds it. And holds it just a little bit more. And just when you think it's a goof or a head-fake, BLAM!, the thing you knew was going to pop out at you, pops out you - and there's a good chance you just shouted and made a fool of yourself.

The Most Anticipated Horror Films of 2013

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by Britt Hayes April 30, 2013 @ 2:29 PM
Universal Pictures
Yes, the summer blockbuster season is just getting started, but let's not forget another beloved genre: horror. Horror fans have just as much to look forward to as fans of geek properties in 2013. We've got a list of our most anticipated horror films for the rest of the year -- films promising spooks and scares, blood and gore, and all manner of things that get under our skin. Read on for trailers and info on all the horror films you should be looking forward to in 2013... if you dare.

2013 Summer Movies: The 10 Blockbusters We Can't Wait to See

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by Jacob Hall April 5, 2013 @ 10:56 AM
Warner Bros./Marvel/Sony Pictures
The 2013 summer movie season is almost here and you know what that means: big blockbuster movies and lots of them. As the days grow warmer and the school year grows shorter, the studios unleash their big dogs: the films that cost hundreds of millions...

'The Conjuring' Poster Is Suitably Creepy

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by Jacob Hall March 27, 2013 @ 2:21 PM
Warner Bros.
Director James Wan has built a career out of horrifying audiences and 'The Conjuring' looks to be no different. The new poster for the film suggests that it will have more in common with the creepy chills of 'Insidious' than the gross-out gore of the 'Saw' series, which will be a relief to horror fans with weak stomachs. Check out the poster for yourself below.