With Patrick Wilson, Vera Farmiga, Lili Taylor, Ron Livingston, Shanley Caswell, Hayley McFarland
Written by Carey & Chad Hayes
New-generation Horror director James Wan has played a role in reinvigorated the art of scaring audiences with projects like Saw and Insidious.
Wan builds tense moments of impending terror and escalating danger from unseen forces to great effect - from utilizing the essential basics like well placed sound and crafty editing, to visual effects. It always helps if the cast is an accomplished one that can really sell the fear, and here they do.
A single featurette extra looks at the art of scaring the audience in The Conjuring, with cast and crew interviews and behind the scenes footage.
4 / B
5 - Blistering
4 - Hot
3 - Smolder
2 - Room Temperature
1 - Fizzled
0 - Extinguished