The twenty-one year-old Timothy "Tim" Allen Russell is discharged from a mental institution by his psychiatric Dr. Shawn Graham completely healed from a childhood trauma. His sister Kaylie welcomes him in the parking area and brings him home. Then she tells that they need to destroy an ancient mirror that she has just bought in an auction. The reluctant Tim follows his sister and has fragmented recollections from his childhood, when his mother Marie buys a mirror for the home office of his father Alan. Kaylie and Tim see a woman with their father in his office and the behaviors of Alan and Marie change, ending in a family tragedy. Kaylie blames the mirror and now she wants to destroy it with Tim. Will they succeed? Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Garrett Ryan, the actor who plays the younger Tim, is in two movies where he senses his future, older self. The first, is this movie. The second, is Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013) where he plays a young Josh. See more »
In the moving scenes when the mirror is placed in the home office there is a Dell 2013 model flatscreen monitor on the desk. These events were supposed to take place 11 years prior. Flat screen monitors were a rarity and were much smaller in size. See more »
As good as the Shining was something I said to all around me as soon as the picture ended.
Brilliantly conceived and executed. Fast paced action + beautifully shot + not too gory + a cast of characters you really cared about all combined to make this the best experience of jumping and screaming and laughing I've seen from a bunch of experienced horror show aficionados I have ever seen.
Good performances from all including the kids. Very unpredictable and wholly inventive storyline. Even the cleverest plots and safeguards will not defeat the pure evil of the Oculus.
Very good effort from some brilliant and talented people.
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