Don’t be too shocked by what they are.. You may actually realize they match what makes a good STORY or movie in general.
Nonetheless, Jakarta Post figured it was breaking news worthy enough of posting a link.. and I will share too since it has to do with James Wan.
The list, as follows:
Characters that people care about.
The cases should be relatable to the audience.
The sound design. (Just like IT FOLLOWS, one of the best.)
And good story.
Think of your favorite films or TV shows. They all have the above. Even comedies.