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Old 26th August 2012, 02:00 PM
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“One of the most memorable horror films of the year.






Opens in UK cinemas 05 Oct 2012

The producer of “Insidious” and “Paranormal Activity” delivers a chilling horror like no other with a movie that is being hotly tipped as the most effective edge-of-your-seat cinematic experience of the year.

Producer Jason Blum (Insidious; Paranormal Activity1, 2 and 3), co-writer/director Scott Derrickson (The Day The Earth Stood Still; The Exorcism Of Emily Rose; Hellraiser: Inferno) and stars Ethan Hawke (Daybreakers; Assault On Precinct 13; Before Sunset), Vincent D’Onofrio (Chained; Staten Island; Brooklyn’s Finest), James Ransome (Treme; Generation Kill; Prom Night) and Fred Dalton Thompson (Law & Order).

Desperately in need of a best seller to revive his struggling career, true crime writer Ellison (Ethan Hawke), moves his family to the scene of his most recent story; the unsolved, gruesome murder of a loving, happy suburban family.
Shunned by the local community and strained by his obligations to his family, the discovery of a batch of home movies in the attic offers Ellison shocking proof to the crime he is investigating. Ellison notices the same unidentified figure appearing in each of the 8mm films, leaving him convinced that all the incidents are linked by a truly bizarre connection. As his investigations uncover the terrifying truth he starts to lose his grip on reality and it soon becomes clear that he is placing his own family in harm’s way.

It’s like “8MM” meets “The Shining”. A supremely creepy horror, full of dread, shocking images and almost unbearable tension, this one is pretty much guaranteed to give audiences nightmares. It also features a superb central performance by Ethan Hawke.



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“An incredibly classy production… not only is it skilfully shot, with truly chilling found footage, but the score is a masterpiece of electronic dread.” – Sound On Sight

Impressive in its restraint at its quieter moments, and powerfully disturbing at its nastiest… a darkly entertaining terror tale.” – FearNet.com


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FILMS WITHIN FILMS

Sinister uses creepy Super-8 footage to tell it's story. Here are some other horror movies that have film within film as an essential component:

Sinister: Films Within Films
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New Sinister images on the Cult Labs Tumblr blog:

CULT LABS (ETHAN HAWKE AS ELLISON OSWALT IN THE UPCOMING...)

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MTV interview with Ethan Hawke on making his first ever horror movie:

Ethan Hawke Says Making 'Sinister' Was 'Incredibly Fun' - Music, Celebrity, Artist News | MTV.com
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"Next, we have the Ellison Oswalt’s Tumblr. On it, the character (played by Ethan Hawk in the film) details his creative process, discusses inspiration, and doles out info on the book he is writing in the film. It’s a wonderfully meta idea that’s executed very well, coming off as a genuine writer’s journal. As a nerd for writing about writing and fourth wall breaking viral marketing, the blog offers a lot of appeal and I highly suggest following it."

Sinister gets a new poster and character blog - Horror Movie News | Arrow in the Head

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Sinister is screening at the Cambridge film festival on Sept 15th/18th.

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Sinister | Cambridge Film Festival
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Here's a great new poster for the film - creepy or what?!
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True Crime flicks on the Sinister UK Facebook:

Sinister: True Crimes | Facebook
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Check out the new TV spots on the Orange Wednesday site:

Orange Wednesdays | Cinema Tickets For Less | Film Trailers | Cinema Listings | Orange UK
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