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

Could Ethan Hawke's horror flick Sinister be the first scary movie of…

The horror movie Sinister has been creeping under the radar thus far, but a recent crop of good buzz and excellent word of mouth has our spidey senses tingling. Could this be the first good horror movie of the year? Some folks are calling it the new Insidious, which scared us pretty hard. » 9/19/12 7:50am 9/19/12 7:50am