12 years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into their home, where they soon become the target of the dollmaker's possessed creation, Annabelle.
A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity.
A man called Paul is working after hours and is murdered by a supernatural entity in the shadow. When his son, the boy Martin, is frightened by the same creature, he sees his mother Sophie talking to an imaginary friend called Diana in the shadow of her room. Martin does not sleep anymore during the night. His older step sister Rebecca who lives alone is summoned by the social assistant. She brings Martin home and recalls her own experience with Diana years ago when she was young. Rebecca and her boyfriend Bret investigate the connection of Sophie with Diana and come up to a scary revelation about their past.Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A youtuber by the name of CreepsMcPasta claimed that the director of "Lights Out" David F. Sandberg may have stolen the idea of the concept from one of his YouTube stories titled "The Abstergo Man". Even though the film was based on the short film of the same name which was also directed by Sandberg, the short was released on December of 2013 while the "Abstergo Man" story was uploaded to YouTube on October of 2013 which was two months earlier from the release of the short film. The two stories also share similarities of plot which involves around a dark figure that appears when the lights are off and disappears when the lights are turned on. So far, Sandberg himself has not replied to this accusation. See more »
(at around 14 mins) When the social worker is talking to Rebecca, she asks if Martin is her brother. Rebecca responds that they are step-siblings. This is factually untrue since we learn later on in the movie that they both have the same mother. Therefore, they are half-siblings, not step-siblings. See more »
[on video call]
Hey, dad. Are you coming home soon?
Yeah, uh, in an hour or so. What's up? Where's mom?
I don't think she's feeling good.
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I personally think this movie is one of the greatest horror movies ever! Teresa Palmer and Gabriel Bateman's acting is very good, absolutely credible, almost like Rosa Byrne's performance in Insidious, which was flawless. The cinematography was good, dark scenes pretty clear, intense sound effects well achieved.
If you go to the cinema with your childhood fears, you will really enjoy this movie. It's full of scares and if you put attention to them, they are the kind of scares that you really fear when you are a kid.
I don't understand why people cannot leave their critics-attitude at home and simply enjoy this movie or any other movie. If they do it, you'll enjoy it a lot.
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