You searched for:

Search for…

Narrow Search

 

Rated R · 110 min. · 2012


Harvested from a host of horror film cadavers, this frightener from director Scott Derrickson is engrossing, effective and just plain scary. Ellison Osborne (Ethan Hawke, top-notch), a true-crime novelist, moves his family into the site of a recent family hanging hoping to pen a return to past acclaim. When Ellison stumbles across Super-8 film capturing it and several decades of similar slaughters, it triggers a chain reaction of chills and things that go bump in the night. With a gripping opening shot that sets a paralyzing tone, Derrickson channels The Shining, The Ring, Saw, the found-footage subgenre and many other influences, but he also makes smart use of camera angles and framing to concoct scares both actual and perceived.
Official Site: www.haveyouseenhim.com
Director: Scott Derrickson
Writer: Scott Derrickson
Producer: Jason Blum and Brian Kavanaugh-Jones
Cast: Ethan Hawke, Juliet Rylance, Vincent D'Onofrio, James Ransone, Fred Dalton Thompson, Nicholas King, Clare Foley, Victoria Leigh and Michael Hall D'Addario

Trailer

Sinister

Now Playing

Sorry there are no upcoming showtimes for Sinister

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review

INDY Week publishes all kinds of comments, but we don't publish everything.

  • Comments that are not contributing to the conversation will be removed.
  • Comments that include ad hominem attacks will also be removed.
  • Please do not copy and paste the full text of a press release.

Roll over stars and click to rate.

Permitted HTML:
  • To create paragraphs in your comment, type <p> at the start of a paragraph and </p> at the end of each paragraph.
  • To create bold text, type <b>bolded text</b> (please note the closing tag, </b>).
  • To create italicized text, type <i>italicized text</i> (please note the closing tag, </i>).
  • Proper web addresses will automatically become links.

© 2014 Indy Week • 201 W. Main St., Suite 101, Durham, NC 27701 • phone 919-286-1972 • fax 919-286-4274
RSS Feeds | Powered by Foundation