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The Conjuring (2013) - James Wan

James Wan and Patrick Wilson worked together pretty heavily on a number of projects that all seem to be coming from the same place. Insidious had that type of fear that I really liked up until the Darth Maul looking demon showed up. The Conjuring is a tad better than that one.

The Conjuring is based on a true story. In fact it is based on the case files of Ed & Lorraine Warren and their involvement in the haunting of the Perrone family during the 1970's. Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga star as the Warrens a pair of paranormal investigators hired to rid the family of their problem. Horror veteren-ess Lili Taylor and Office Space's Ron Livingston portray the Perrones.

The events in the movie are questionable. However, the investigation actually happened. Even the doll Annabelle, introduced in this movie, exists in a weird creepy museum. Check out the picture at the end of this review.

The special effects are right up my alley. It has it's big budget action sequences and …