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With the UK home entertainment release of The Conjuring set for Monday (December 9th), director James Wan (Saw, Insidious) talks horror movies....

So, James, congratulations. You get people to sit on the edge of the seat without using gore or the stereotypical horror movie techniques. How did you accomplish that?

James Wan: I accomplished that by thinking, looking to the back of my brain and going, what would I do if I saw that happening? How scared would I be? For a lot of my scare screens, I always just use myself as a gauge. I think that if I find something scary, then I'd like to think and hope that other people would feel the same way as well.

What drove you into directing and story-telling?

James Wan: I loved movies growing up as a kid. It's a classic thing when you get to a certain age, »

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