Unfortunately my boyfriend and movie buddy was out of town, so I had to see this one alone. I figured what of it, I’m a grown-up and I can surely handle a couple of scares. Little did I know, Sinister brought more than just a couple of scares. It’s packed with all sorts of spooky surprises that made me rethink my choice of watching it by myself. Luckily, it also has its fair share of originality and good plot which elevates it to more than just a fright-fest. It does stumble now and then, but overall is worth the ticket price.
When I left the theater I overheard a woman say, “That was the scariest thing I’ve ever seen.” While I don’t quite agree with her (for me, the scariest thing I’ve ever seen would be The Shining. Five words: Jack Nicholson with an ax , the movie did stick with me in a way I didn’t expect. I think there’s something inherently creepy about children antagonists in horror movies and whenever I started to drift off to sleep that night I kept thinking of, well, this.. (Click title above to continue reading)