Sinister (2012) Movie Summary
True crime novelist Ellison Oswald (Ethan Hawke) is so desperate to repeat the success of his first book that he moves his family into a home that served as the setting of a brutal murder. But instead of inspiration, Ellison finds a box of mysterious home movies in the attic that seem to point to unspeakable terrors – ones that could threaten his entire family.
Sinister Film Synopsis
True-crime writer Ellison Oswald is in a slump; he hasn't had a best seller in more than 10 years and is becoming increasingly desperate for a hit. So, when he discovers the existence of a snuff film showing the deaths of a family, he vows to solve the mystery. He moves his own family into the victims' home and gets to work. However, when old film footage and other clues hint at the presence of a supernatural force, Ellison learns that living in the house may be fatal.
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HarshI love horror movies, but this movie is on another level of horror. Tells a great story , plenty of suspense & thriller. I recommend watching it. I don't recommend letting anyone under the age of 15 watch this until you approve of it..Score: 5/5
8 year olds make the best coffeeThis movie has a monster with great editing skills and impeccable musical taste. it also has amazing found footage that still scares the crap out of me. i own the movie; I just mute out that annoying wife. The script was ridiculous. A husband and his unsupportive horrible wife move into another house to save money before they sell their mansion. The wife takes no part in picking or investigating the new house. i guess her husband the "real crime" writer moved there for the good school district. I cant believe he wasnt more successful. A "self proclaimed" supportive wife who threatens to take his kids out of the country if his book doesn't go well. that would motivate me. She even made sure the family knew how Dads work would compromise the Chinese Food intake until their mansion sold. Why didn't he just leave her in the mansion? They should have called Josh from "Insidious". He sold his mansion and negotiated their move over night. Dude didn't even miss work. If anything else they could have compared their weird kids with sleeping disorders. Sinister did mix it up. They gave their crazy kid an invented dual diagnosis of "night terrors" and "sleep walking". "Night Terrors" often referred to as "Sleep Paralysis" implies no movement or urinating. Maybe a ten year old girl/boy with shoulder length hair who's peeing in the dryers condition could be more serious. Intense anxiety? Struggling with his gender perhaps?. All momma could say is that he should have grown out of this by now 5x. No trip to the hospital just a little time under the murder tree with momma and her "pepperonis". EH: "He'll be okay in a couple of hours". What? . They did toss around locking him in his bedroom. Sounds safe. This way he can jump out of the window. Momma liked making French Press Coffee and even showed her 6 yo psycho how to make it. We all know 6 y.o.'s deal with scalding water really well. Momma did love wearing braless things showing her "Pepperonis" at breakfast. making the kids bacon sandwiches. Dad was very particular about his coffee she would say every so often. she hated everything about him but his coffee intake was a concern. as she left to go scout the area for a Victoria's Secret no doubt "i mad you a fresh pot of coffee" but she couldnt help herself. With the kids in tow she got in her last dig, "have fun with your murder victims". Wasnt it just yesterday over the "Chinese supper" that she explained that they were never to mention the horrible disgusting work Daddy does. He should have dressed her up as a baby doll and fed her to Baguul. He loved editing in 8mm so he could help him get out a quick release. Maybe Renei from Insidous's weird directional depressing love song she wrote for Josh was done. She can dress up as a little girl and play it in the basement in "the conjuring" . she would probably drive Bathsheba and Baguul out. once that was done Vera Farmiga could toss dirty Lillie Taylor down the steps. A nice day at the bowling alley. The other psycho kid worked out well. Did anyone notice she was painting images from the caves in Lascaux? Did momma just ignore the scary clown image when she changed the sheets? It was the perfect ending. i still loved it..Score: 4/5
My farviote horror moireI have never seen a moive that has scared me like this one going in to it I was not expecting much I thought it was some kind of haunted house or something I was wrong the ending to this moive is really shocking it just leaves you feeling no way that did not happen the villain of this moive you will not forget . the acting is also great.Score: 5/5
Brilliant, Scary, Slightly disappointing...The first 80% of this movie is phenomenal. The opening shot sends chills up your spine, and there were parts that had me so on edge that I literally reflexively stood up and moved toward the door. I don’t scare easy but something about this one just struck a nerve with me. Here’s where I got a little disappointed - the final 20% of the movie is just things unraveling exactly - and I mean EXACTLY - as you’d expect, to the point at which by the ending you’re going “seriously? That’s it?” This film has some great ideas, but it just plays all its cards early on and has nothing left but the painfully obvious by the end. Instead of resolving, the movie just runs out the clock. You could say that was a set-up for a sequel, but I rarely buy that. There are plenty of great film sagas where each film works both independently and as part of the whole, and the premise of this film is not broad enough to compel me to watch the whole thing happen again in a second movie revolving around secondary characters I care less about. That said, I’m still giving this 4/5, so I DO think it’s worth watching if you like some good scares and suspense. Just expect a bit of a bummer ending..Score: 4/5
Good thriller👍Kill your kids early.Score: 5/5
Extraordinary...This is definitely one of THE best psychological thriller/ horror films I've seen. It is my favorite genre and I do not easily debt chills, frightened or feel the need to look away. A couple times in this, all of those things happened… Which of course makes this type of movie amazing. If you are like me, you can't go wrong with this movie. Really worth it!.Score: 5/5
Excellent Horror MovieVery atmospheric and had a surprising plot. Loved it..Score: 5/5
SEQUEL PLEASENot your run of the mill second rate scream queen bs, this is pit in your stomach scary movie, jump out of your seat kinda flick! Haven't gotten that jumpy during a horror movie in some time!.Score: 4/5
Rent?I wish i can rent this movie. I wanna see it sooo badly but i dont want to spend 20$ on a movie when i can rent a movie for alot less..Score: 5/5
EhIt was not what I was expecting and was just truly sad compared to the actually good horror movies I watch I don't recommend.Score: 2/5
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