Watery footprints are scattered around the floor of the humid soundstage. Men in creepy makeup pop out from behind doors. A dark, murky underground basement has been flooded by God knows what and just then, all the lights go out. Yup, it’s about to get real Conjuring up in this bitch.
The Witch opens Friday, and it’s already getting a well-deserved reputation as one of the scariest horror films in recent memory. But witches have terrorized the big screen since the very beginning of cinema. Here are the nine movie witches who’ve haunted us the most.
Horror movies get their shock value from a high body count, right? The characters get killed off one by one, until there's just one survivor left — often, this is the "Final Girl." But actually, that's often not true. Here are 20 horror movies where most, or all, of the sympathetic characters survive.
The Conjuring was a breath of fresh air, because it was a super-scary movie that really made you care about its characters. Now there's a new prequel, about that creepy doll that barely appeared in The Conjuring. But Annabelle is a major step backwards, a movie about the horror of domesticity that pulls its punches.
We're pretty sick of supernatural medical dramas, but the new show that NBC just gave a green light sounds pretty different. In Maidenhead, a scientist goes to a Connecticut suburb to examine a teen girl, only to find that demonic influence is an epidemic spreading like wildfire.
Horror movie Annabelle is entirely about the possessed (real-life) doll that was featured in The Conjuring. She's scary in her own right, but the trailer kind of has me asking, if you're filling your house with horrifying, definitely possessed dolls... aren't you bringing this doll rampage upon yourself?
This is a great time to be a fan of science fiction and fantasy movies, and this fall is jam-packed with wonder and fascination. There are huge sequels, like Hunger Games and The Hobbit. But also some huge wild cards, like Christopher Nolan's Interstellar and Ridley Scott's Exodus. Here are 29 movies to look out for…
Remember that creepy doll from The Conjuring, which is allegedly very real and still lives with the real-life ghostbusters The Warrens? Well she's getting her own movie! Variety is reporting that Annabelle will premiere this Octoberl no word on who is directing, but James Wan and Peter Safran are producing.
Deliver Us From Evil is a pretty run-of-the-mill possession horror film. But it has one thing going for it: The bromance between a lapsed-Catholic cop (Eric Bana) and an unconventional priest (Edgar Ramirez). This lets the film occasionally get into themes of masculine vulnerability, and the craving for forgiveness.
So many horror movies claim to be "inspired by actual events" or "based on real events." But how many of them actually are factual? It turns out, not many. Here's our breakdown of horror movies that claim to be inspired by reality, and whether or not they're telling the truth.
James Wan’s latest horror outing The Conjuring is on track to surpass $100M at the domestic box office this weekend. Bloody Disgusting points out that it's currently the ninth highest grossing horror film, and could well top $140M. Dear Hollywood, audiences will pay to see well made horror.
If you've been paying attention to the hallowed house of learning that is Hollywood cinema, you know The Conjuring offers a scholarly methodology for examining haunted houses. In that spirit, we present these research guidelines for identifying a haunted house before it consumes you and your family.
The Conjuring, out today, isn't just a strong contender for scariest movie of the year — it's also a surprisingly sweet, even dorky story about a husband-and-wife team of paranormal investigators, and how their love saves them. It's a great antidote to your standard dehumanizing horror movie.
The cast of Interstellar adds some big names. Saoirse Ronan isn’t in Avengers 2 after all. Details leak from the Guardians of the Galaxy set. Check out some art from Riddick and Godzilla and get a look at the Catching Fire victors in wetsuits. Plus gets hints about the upcoming seasons of Arrow and Supernatural.…
James Wan is a legend of horror film-making, with movies like Saw, Insidious and Dead Silence under his belt. And The Conjuring, which comes out Friday, might be his scariest film yet. We talked to Wan about how to make a really scary movie, and why his movies are the opposite of "found footage" horror.
We're so excited for the latest jump-scare epic from James Wan, director of Insidious. Summer horror is your best possible escape from swamp-ass and busted AC. Behold a collection of Conjuring clips that are chilling enough to make you forget about the heat.
Jump-scare master James Wan of Insidious is back with a REAL story about REAL ghosts. And to prove the real-life spooky roots for his next film The Conjuring, the studio has re-assembled the original owners of the haunted house from Rhode Island. The Perron family. But does the "authenticity" make it more scary?
Will this be the summer that all your favorite icons reach their true potential for greatness on the big screen? Or will all your favorite characters be stuck in generic tentpole films about angst and terrorism? We'll find out soon! Here's the complete guide to this summer's science fiction, fantasy and comic book…
James Wan of Insidious jump scare fame is back with another horror movie, The Conjuring. The first trailer was scary as hell, the second fleshes out the story a bit more. Looks like we're dealing with a vintage Ghostbusters gang. Take a look.
James Wan revitalized horror with Insidious, and now he's back with the 1970s period piece The Conjuring, which is allegedly based on a true story. We saw some footage from The Conjuring at Wondercon just now, and our hair is still standing up. Seriously. Spoilers ahead...