In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret; they plan to use her in a satanic ritual.
In 1921, England is overwhelmed by the loss and grief of World War I. Hoax exposer Florence Cathcart visits a boarding school to explain sightings of a child ghost. Everything she believes unravels as the 'missing' begin to show themselves.
Four interwoven stories that occur on Halloween: An everyday high school principal has a secret life as a serial killer; a college virgin might have just met the one guy for her; a group of teenagers pull a mean prank; a woman who loathes the night has to contend with her holiday-obsessed husband.
A loan officer who evicts an old woman from her home finds herself the recipient of a supernatural curse. Desperate, she turns to a seer to try and save her soul, while evil forces work to push her to a breaking point.
Six months after the rage virus was inflicted on the population of Great Britain, the US Army helps to secure a small area of London for the survivors to repopulate and start again. But not everything goes to plan.
I have to say that I am a bit surprised by the rating here. I thought this movie had a bigger following and was generally seen as something different (in a good way). It seems though, that people are more likely to go see the same old rather than go watch this and enjoy it. I'm not complaining though, because we all have our taste and we should stick with it.
Back to the movie though, that if you wanna be negative can be called a somewhat of a repeat of Ti Wests last movie. But that wouldn't be fair to the movie and it wouldn't be entirely true. House of the Devil was about something completely different even though both movies seem to have a similar setting.
What I love about both those movies, is the pace that Ti West goes. He even goes scarier with this one (or puts a few more scares in it, than he had in House), but still maintains to keep it character and story driven at the same time. Sara Paxton is phenomenal portraying a geek. I hadn't seen her partner in crime, but he's pretty good too. I guess some people will be disappointed because they have another picture of Sara. But again, this would be unfair to her and the movie.
I'm not here to make your mind up, but I hope I can prevent anyone who might not like this, from watching it. Again don't compare it to House, but expect it to be a slow build-up too.
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