James Wan


Lights Out

Lights Out, really, only has two good scares.  And, you saw both of them in the previews.  Despite that, there’s something about David F. Sandberg’s harmless horror flick that warms me over nonetheless.


The Conjuring

By: Addison Wylie My disappointment with The Conjuring isn’t caused by oodles of pre-release buzz, but because I know director James Wan can do so much better. Wan, who I consider a modern day master of horror, knows the genre well.  He’s able to build tension and isn’t afraid to milk a quiet situation for all that it’s worth.  He knows exactly how long to hold the viewers’ anticipation and how far to drag them…