This summer a terrifying supernatural horror thriller hit theatres across the country. “The Conjuring”, directed by James Wan, takes the viewer is back to 1971 and features the Perron family in Harrisville, Rhode Island. Carolyn and Roger Perron move into a dilapidated farmhouse with their five daughters in hopes of a fresh start. However, disturbing events begin to occur to the family, in which they seek the help of the Warrens’, who are trained paranormal investigators.
This film has been given great reviews by critics. Rotten Tomatoes, an online movie review site, gave “The Conjuring” 86% of the reviews to be positive. The use of unique camera angles, haunting music, dim lighting, and actual sound clips of the real investigation creates an unsettling and compelling movie to watch. James Wan stated that he had “never explored the chance to tell a story based on real-life characters” and was excited to being production. This thriller intensifies knowing that these events were based on a true story.
Scary movie fans all over will be pleased with the outcome of this psychological thriller. Make sure your nightlights are plugged and your teddy bears are close because “The Conjuring” may just follow you home.