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Oculus

Overview


Genre :

Horror

Release Date :

April 11, 2014

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Mike Flanagan

Starring :

Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Rory Cochrane, Katee Sackhoff, James Lafferty, Annalise Basso, Garrett Ryan, Katie Parker, Kate Siegel, Miguel Sandoval, Elisa Victoria

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 4

“..logic aside, a mounting sense of dread permeates the film. Thankfully, suspense trumps blood and guts..”
by Claudia Puig [USA Today]
“..it's the rare horror film to know how to tease malevolent mysteries and deliver satisfyingly unexpected, unsettling payoffs..”
by Nick Schager [Village Voice]
3 of 5

“..for all its genre delights, Oculus is little more than a well-tooled creepshow..”
by Keith Uhlich [Time Out New York]
1 of 5

“..a dangerously cracked creep flick..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
3 of 4

“.."Oculus" lacks a big finish. It does not, however, lack for sequel possibilities..”
by Michael Phillips [Chicago Tribune]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Rene Rodriguez [Miami Herald]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Moira MacDonald [Seattle Times]

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