Skip to comments.Why the Left Hates ‘The Conjuring’
Posted on 07/27/2013 7:21:17 PM PDT by lowbridge
I grew up in probably the most haunted house in America, said author Andrea Perron during a recent interview on the Internet radio program Mystic Moon Café, However, we didnt tell anybody that because forty years ago people didnt want to hear it. They didnt want to believe it. They certainly didnt want to know anybody that was living in circumstances like that. And so we kept it under our hats for more than thirty years after we left the house. We moved in there as a completely normal family but we left as a paranormal family, because once that door is opened, it cannot be closed again. And if you retain all of your cognitive synapses, and you experience something like that, you never forget it.
The house in question sits on a 200-acre farm in Harrisville, Road Island, was built in 1776, and is the subject of the hit movie The Conjuring. Perron was one of five young girls who moved into that farmhouse with her parents in January of 1971. What followed was nearly a decade of torment at the hands of malevolent forces from an unseen world.
Much of the Hollywood retelling of the Perron familys ordeal is gleaned from the three-volume chronicle penned by Andrea Perron under the title House of Darkness House of Light and the investigative files of Ed and Lorraine Warren, founders of the New England Society for Psychic Research.
The tale of a young familys oppression at the hands of supernatural forces has struck a chord with American audiences. The story, however, is sending chills up the spines of some in the media
in ways the filmmakers may not have foreseen.
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I would love to add a scene to a ghost movie, imagine a room or basement full of baby ghosts and finding out the place used to be an abortuary.
“However, we didnt tell anybody that because forty years ago people didnt want to hear it...”
So I guess the words “Amityville” and “Horror” just mean nothing to this guy?
We are all twisted.... but myself and my family can’t wait to see this movie. (teenage kids)
Good movie. The director, James Wan is good at what he does. Scares a - plenty
“she is said to have murdered a baby in the early 1860s by plunging a needle into the base of the childs skull.”
also known as Saturday night at Nancy Pelosi’s house..
Sounds like this movie is filmed like ghost movies use to be with honest scares instead of the “jump-loud-music” scares in current films.
Then I’d suggest going before it leaves the theaters. I don’t go to too many movies (I rent from redbox) but I made sure I saw this while it was at the theaters. I wasn’t disappointed.
Speaking of that, theres this tv show called Celebrity Ghost Stories. One of the episodes (17th episode of the 4th season) has a segment on comedian Lewis Black. Lewis tells the time of when he was a young 20 something kid. He was hired to help build a new cabin in the woods of Minnesota. While working on that job, he was given a place to stay in another cabin right near the one they were building.
One night when trying to to get some sleep, he heard the sounds of babies crying. At first he thought it was the sounds of animals in the woods, but then he came to realize that the sounds of crying babies were coming from the walls of his cabin. He would hear these sounds the next morning, the next night, etc. It sounded anywhere from only one baby to a dozen babies crying.
A couple of days of this or so, one of his fellow co-workers told Lewis about the history of the cabin he was staying in. Back in the days when abortion was strictly illegal, the town veterinarian used to perform illegal abortions in the cabin. After his co-worker told him that, according to Lewis, he never heard the sounds of the crying babies inside the cabin ever again. He guesses that the spirits of babies simply wanted him to know.
That would spook anyone
Methinks somebody has mislaid a decimal point somewhere. The Red Army alone conscripted upwards of 30M men during the war.
Which leads one to wonder which is the cause and which the effect.
The Exorcist: 1973.
Hokum and Horse Feathers. I don’t believe any of it either.
I only watch comedies about ghosts or zombies. Ie Ghostsbusters or Zombiland.
I lived, for a few months, about 3 miles from the amityville horror house. This was back in the late 1970s. Drove past it and threw lit packs of fire crackers on the lawn. Being in my twenties and real mature was to blame. And the Jack Daniels didnt hurt either.
“Study after study have shown that the occupants of haunted houses tend to have very serious...and very long term...psychiatric problems. “
I knew a guy 30 years ago in Savannah, GA claimed to live in a haunted house. He was pretty matter of fact about it. Said his wife and kids had all seen and heard weird stuff. When I scoffed he said, “You can come spend the night on the couch”. I always meant to but never got around to it. The house had supposedly been written up in a book about Famous Haunted Houses of the South.
Update: According to Box Office Mojo, the movie is now at $72 million. Again, with a production budget of $20m.
It’s rating at Rotten Tomatoes is 85% from the critics, and 88% from the audience. Very good ratings.
Don’t know if I am mental or anything but this is the creepiest thing that ever happened to me.....
In 1985 I was living in Jacksonville ,FL in what I would call “The Projects”, a trio of very low income apartment complexes that were all nestled quite closely together. One summer night, my whole family, about 8 of us at the time, were outside throwing a football around in the parking lot with the other people living in the complex. It was starting to get dark so me(age 8) and my sister(age 6) were told to go inside. We were in a bedroom putting a puzzle together when I saw something move in the hallway. As I looked up to see who/what it was the “thing” came into the room. The best way that I could describe the “thing” is that it looked like a shadow in human form, but without a solid human shape. It was approx. 6 ft tall, taller than my step-dad who is 5ft 9. The “shadow man” came into the room, looked at us, then turned off the light by using the light switch. There was no face, only a shadow that you couldn’t see through. My sister started screaming and I immediately jumped up and turned the light back on. I ran down the hallway because even though I saw the “shadow man” I still thought that maybe my cousin was pranking me or something because I had never seen anything like that before(or since). When I got to the front door I could still see all of the other family members outside in the parking lot. There is no possible way that anyone could have made it outside that fast since we were 2 floors up and I had quickly reacted to the light being turned off. My mom said that no one had been in the apartment except me and my sister. To this day I still do not know what it was. I still have a VERY vivid memory of the incident. The light didn’t flicker out. The power didn’t shut off. I had to physically turn the switch back on to restore the light. This is the only weird or paranormal or whatever you want to call it experience that I have ever had, and the hairs on my neck stand up every time I think about it.
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