Sinister 2


Action / Horror / Mystery / Thriller


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Ethan Hawke as Ellison Oswalt
Shannyn Sossamon as Courtney Collins
Tate Ellington as Dr. Stomberg
Juliet Rylance as Tracy Oswalt
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1hr 37 min
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Movie Reviews

Reviewed by Claudio Carvalho 5 / 10

Deceptive Conclusion

In a farmhouse near a corn field where Ellison Oswait lived, the boy Dylan (Robert Daniel Sloan) has nightmares and is haunted by ghostly children led by the boy Mile (Lucas Jade Zumann). Dylan lives with his mother Courtney Collins (Shannyn Sossamon), who has just left her abusive husband, and his brother Zach (Dartanian Sloan) and is forced by the ghosts to go to the basement to watch home films in Super 8 of families being slaughtered. Ex-Deputy So & So (James Ransone) is investigating the crime spree of Bughuul (Nicj King) and burning down the houses where the deceased families lived to protect other families. He travels to the farmhouse and finds Courtney and her sons living there. He tells that he is a private investigator and he protects her against a bluff of her ex-husband to keep the children with him. Then he begins a love affair with Courtney. Meanwhile Dylan tells to the ghosts that he will not see any video again but Zach, who is the real choice of the ghosts, replaces him. When their father succeeds in getting a court order to have the custody of the children, Courtney is forced to go with the children. What will happen to the Collins family?

"Sinister 2" is a sequel of "Sinister" with a reasonable story but a very weak conclusion. There are plot holes such as how Zach tied his parents and his brother in the cornfield? Why the ghosts need to make Zach jealous of his brother? Why Zach becomes so bad – he is possessed by the Bughuul but the film does not show him as a victim. How the ex- Deputy and Courtney would explain the deaths? Why the need of a piggyback to a next sequel in the end? My vote is five.

Title (Brazil): "A Entidade 2" ("The Entity 2")

Reviewed by rfinnct 2 / 10

Ruined what little the first one had going for it

I know I'm in the minority in that I didn't find the first Sinister terribly engaging or frightening. It did have some creep factor and managed to build up some good atmosphere; but as with most horror films, it relied too much on empty jump scares.

Sinister 2 dispenses with the atmosphere and relegates the perennial baddie, Bughuul, to essentially a running cameo since he has maybe 20 seconds of overall screen time (all of which are jump scares telegraphed so well in advance that it saps them of even the most basic fear factor of surprise). Instead the focus is on his kiddie minions, who are as frightening as the Muppets. Heck, even the 2 boys being "haunted" by them aren't scared in the least by their presence, and even fight for their attention. The ghost children wish to recruit one of the boys, so they visit him nightly with a choice to either be tormented by nightmares, or watch a series of snuff films that each of them has made. He's informed he must watch "every one," yet the reasoning behind this is left a little murky. Since all the reels seem to be shot and edited identically, maybe he's being forced to examine their directorial methods so when his time comes, his film won't stand out awkwardly from the crowd?

The "scares" are few, far between, and pretty lame. A symbol of Bughuul pops up on a laptop screen and starts to drip blood, an antique radio-thingy jumps to life with ghostly voices, people run down halls that are ridiculously streaked with blood (assumably to give the impression that something REALLY BAD must have happened there)... it's all pretty pedestrian and I'd think only frightening to children under the age of 7.

The plot is paper thin, and since they gave more screen time to super8 films of random people getting murdered in preposterous ways rather than building up any actual character development, I won't even bother talking about it. However, in the brief time Bughuul was actually on-screen, I was so unengaged from the film that I had time to ponder just why a Babylonian demon who eats children would be dressed in a modern fitted suit (with the shirt collar fashionably left open for those seeking a titillating flash of demon clavicle). Perhaps he shops at JoS. A. Bughuul.

Reviewed by Phoenix Star 5 / 10

So and so

Sinister 2 isn't as bad as some make it out to be. It's not a good movie either. Like most sequels, it struggles with the novelty gone and never manages to succeed in new ways or areas. It is a mediocre and forgettable film, just as the name of it's main character.

I very much enjoyed the first movie. While it's not without its faults - I actually don't think it was that scary with too heavy reliance and textbook-use of "creepy" sounds and the children were too cliché for my taste; it was a very absorbing movie, well directed with excellent music, a good sense for mystery, mood, pace, a solid twist and awesome ending. It cleverly managed to outbalance it's shortcomings.

Sinister 2 starts off promising enough - at first it looks and feels just as it is supposed to, the snuff-flicks are still here with their grainy look and new, obscure kills complimented by creepy music. We find out what has happened after the first movie and continue the investigations surrounding the murder cases involving mysterious events, now with a new family (with twins - which could've provided an interesting twist to the story) and more involvement of the deputy from the prequel which at this point pretty much has inherited the knowledge of the previous main character. Everything you could possibly want in a sequel to Sinister is here, but sadly it is meaningless as they never manage to do something as interesting or memorable with it.

The death-flicks are useless this time as they don't provide anything to resolve the puzzle or any kind of new information. Even worse: the pace of them is pretty much straight to the point giving them a very rushed, uninspired and uninvolved feeling - not enough build-up and no intensity. As opposed to some in the first movie, none of them made me wonder or left me amazed how they were filmed. Instead some of them involve CGI rats and crocodiles - don't even ask. Even the characters argue to watch them all through in one sitting almost as if just to be done with.

The movie also suffers from too much exposition provided by the ghost children. The family, the deputy and Bughuul I found to be decent, but also problematic. While the deputy continues to be the same, likable character, you'll never fear for him because he seems to be too safe from all of it. The character of the mother is another one we should fear for, but oddly enough she is almost entirely absent in any of the horror events; her struggle is only on the family-issue side which doesn't quite sit right with this kind of movie and is more or less a subplot which lacks emotional depth, partially due to the father being so over the top. There is just overall little sense of danger in this movie which is its biggest fault.

To it's credit it does try to provide new things while being true to the first movie. It has it's moments where it shows potential and ideas, but never quite manages to expand on it in suspenseful and creative ways. It does however bother to explain some things surrounding the history and what if's, just about in the right amount without ruining too much, which is always nice. It also has its fair share of plot holes and faulty logic, just like the previous one did (some are even still the same), but I found it to be forgivable as it's not something I should be too concerned about with a movie involving supernatural events.

It's not exactly trash. I wasn't really bored watching it, but it also didn't provide enough suspense either, which is something it definitely should have. With a third Sinister movie seemingly sure to be made it'll be interesting to see where he series is being headed and if it'll reach cult status as any other popular horror franchise. The first one has potential to become a classic, this one is a much weaker entry which makes me wonder how they will handle the next one. Sinister 2 had potential and could have used more polish in almost every aspect. Hopefully the makers will learn from it and allow them more time to come up with good material.

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