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Following the movie’s screening at Tiff, Blumhouse Productions and Relativity Media acquired Mike Flanagan’s Oculus. It has now been revealed that the movie will be getting a theatrical release early next year.
“Tim Russell (Brenton Thwaites) has spent years in a psychiatric hospital, trying to get over the traumatic impact on his fragile psyche of the deaths of his parents. After being released and reuniting with his sister Kaylie (Karen Gillan), Tim begins to understand that the roots of their misfortune are far more sinister than he could have realized.
Convinced that an old mirror was responsible for their family tragedy, Kaylie has spent the intervening years tracing the mirror’s 300 years of mysterious history and the bloody trail of destruction left in its wake. Now, with Tim by her side, she is ready to confront the evil.
The duo must unravel the terrifying truth of their past »
- Jonathan James
Tiff has come and gone, and most Midnight Madness ticket holders are probably, and rightfully, asleep right now (and for the foreseeable future). But there’s something a little different about each of their apartments post-tiff -- the absolute lack of mirrors. Why, do you ask? Well, it’s all thanks to Oculus.
Oculus follows Tim Russell (Brenton Thwaites of the upcoming Maleficent), a young man who has spent the majority of his life in a psychiatric hospital after the brutal and mysterious family tragedy that claimed the lives of both his parents. Convinced his father is to blame, Tim is released from hospital only to discover that his sister Kaylie -- played by "Doctor Who" darling Karen Gillan -- has spent the intervening years tracking down the real culprit: a cursed mirror with a 300-year murder streak. Oculus also stars "Battlestar Galactica" fan favourite Katee Sackhoff and Rory Cochrane (Argo, »
- Sasha James
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