Sinister (2012) Movie Review

Sinister (2012)

2012 | R | Horror, Thriller, Mystery
110 minutes /

User Score: 54/100

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Sinister Review


Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s.

Sinister was a movie that I was super stoked to watch. After watching this horror movie, I have to say I was very disappointed. I expected more scares than were delivered. I also felt that the horror film was over hyped and the trailer showed many of the best elements of the film.

Don’t get me wrong here, Ethan Hawk and the rest of the stars did a terrific job in portraying their characters but the movie just never delivered that extra something that it needed to make it a great horror movie but instead just remain an average film.

Bottom line; not currently on Netflix and should be low on your horror movie watch list.

About Sinister 2012

Title: Sinister
Original Title: Found Footage, Untitled Scott Derrickson Project
Year: 2012
Runtime: 110 minutes
Type: Movie
Genre: Horror, Thriller, Mystery
Score: 2.5 / 5 stars
Avg. Rating: 2.65/5 stars from 160 users.
Total Avg. Votes: 160
MPAA Rating: R
Starring: Ethan Hawke, Vincent Hogarth, Vincent D'Onofrio, Chester the Chihuahua, James Ransone, Nicholas King, Juliet Rylance, Fred Dalton Thompson, Michael Hall D'Addario, Clare Foley, Rob Riley, Janet Zappala, Victoria Leigh, Lorraine Aceves, Rachel Konstantin, Tavis Smiley, Cameron Ocasio, Ethan Haberfield, Danielle Kotch, Blake Mizrahi
Writers: Scott Derrickson, C. Robert Cargill
Director: Scott Derrickson

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