The state of much horror today is marked by the control of producers over the vision of the artist. This is true in “The Nun”, the fourth title in The Conjuring series, though it doesn’t destroy the entertainment value of the film. I can forgive them; major horror in general is taking one of two directions–either it’s an arthouse snooze-fest, or a jump-scare romper. Arthouse scores well with mainstream critics and indie film circuits, while the rompers score much lower (generally). “The Nun” is a total romper, packing in jump-scares as densely as possible. Not to say that they are all effective or necessary, butRead More →