“See the mirror hanging there, face of silver, frame of black, Oculus of glass, I stare. I can feel you staring back. They hear your voice, believe your lies. A window, portal, darkened door. Should you claim my staring eyes, my soul you’ll hold forevermore…”
The producer of Paranormal Activity and Insidious presents Oculus, one of the most highly anticipated horror films of 2014. Directed by Mike Flanagan, Oculus was given its world premiere at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival where it was received to largely positive reviews. During its opening weekend at the US box office it was an instant hit and made back double its $5,000,000 budget and is set to be just as successful here.
Based on the short Oculus: Chapter 3 – The Man with the Plan, the film tells the story of Kaylie Russell and her brother Tim Russell who witnessed the murder of their parents as children. Convinced their parents death had something to do with a supposedly haunted mirror, the siblings conduct an experiment to prove their theory only to find their reality shattered by terrifying hallucinations before realising that their childhood nightmare is back with a vengeance.
Oculus stars Karen Gillan (TV’s Dr. Who), Brenton Thwaites (Maleficent), Katy Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica), Rory Cochrane (At Your Door) and is destined to terrify audiences in the same way that last year’s The Conjuring did.
Do you have what it takes to face Oculus? Find out when it is released in cinemas across the UK on 13th June 2014.