How did The Conjuring conjure the masses?

This weekend, The Conjuring, a small budget horror movie about a family who endure frightening experiences after moving into a possessed house , beat Hollywood’s big blockbusters like R.I.P.D and Turbo in the US box office, debuting to $41 million.  Why do filmgoers have such an insatiable appetite for such superstitions? Since the dawn of … Continue reading How did The Conjuring conjure the masses?

Low budget The Conjuring beats Hollywood blockbusters at the US box office

A $20 million horror pic The Conjuring performed better than expected and crowned the North American box office this weekend, debuting to a whopping $41.5 million. Directed by James Wan, the film tells the true story of paranormal investigators Ed and Lorraine Warren (Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga), who are called on to help the … Continue reading Low budget The Conjuring beats Hollywood blockbusters at the US box office