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Despite an eerie premise, The Apparition quickly squanders any of the chills the opening sequence managed to create and instead presents a .by the numbers. haunting movie that fails to give the audience one real scare. Written and directed by Todd Lincoln, the film stars Ashley Greene, Sebastian Stan, Tom Felton, Julianna Guill, Luke Pasqualino, Rick Gomez, Anna Clark, and Marti Matulis. The film opens with grainy documentary footage of 1973 experiment, called "The Charles Experiment," where six people attempted to contact a dead man named Charles Reamer by staring at a drawing of his picture in hopes of harnessing their combined psychic powers to summon his spirit into the room. This opening sequence is the scariest moments »

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