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Light goes off. The shadow of a monster appears in the gloom. Light goes on. Monster disappears. It's a simple, if effective horror concept, and one that most people encountered in 2013's viral short horror film Lights Out. I went into the full-length feature adaptation of this film wondering whether this simple scare would hold up for a whole 81 minute runtime -- and came out pleasantly surprised.

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James Wan is known as a master of the horror genre: his films have started a number of popular franchises including Saw and Insidious, but there's one that's closer to his heart, that he said he would only come back to if he felt he could make a worthy sequel -- The Conjuring.

The Conjuring 2 hits cinemas this week, so we sat down to talk with James Wan about practical effects, romance in horror movies and being inspired by Nicholas Cage films.