In Deliver Us From Evil, Male Bonding Is The Best Defense Against Satan

Deliver Us From Evil is a pretty run-of-the-mill possession horror film. But it has one thing going for it: The bromance between a lapsed-Catholic cop (Eric Bana) and an unconventional priest (Edgar Ramirez). This lets the film occasionally get into themes of masculine vulnerability, and the craving for forgiveness. » 7/02/14 12:07pm 7/02/14 12:07pm

The best way to re-interpret the ending to the movie Sinister

Sometimes when I watch a movie I fantasize that there is a slightly different (and better) movie going on right under the surface, which erupts only occasionally into the actual movie itself. I felt this especially acutely when I was watching the ending to the monster movie Sinister, which seemed to hint that another… » 10/15/12 4:54pm 10/15/12 4:54pm

Sinister is good in ways you'd never guess

Sinister is a horror movie about a writer (Ethan Hawke) who wrote one bestselling true crime book, and has spent the rest of his adult life chasing the fame he once had. Ellison has carted his long-suffering family with him from crime scene to crime scene, trying to find another murder story that will make the public… » 10/12/12 1:09pm 10/12/12 1:09pm

How Internet Art Inspired the Monster in Ethan Hawke's Sinister

The new horror movie Sinister stars Ethan Hawke as a true crime writer, who moves his family into a house where a grisly murder took place. And soon enough, Hawke's character is discovering an ultra-weird monster seems to be behind everything. But before that monster was terrorizing audiences on the big screen, it… » 10/11/12 12:24pm 10/11/12 12:24pm