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ZRE Podcast #13: Oculus and How People Need to SHUT UP in the Theater

Posted in Podcasts, Reviews! with tags , , , , , , on 04/11/2014 by McCutcheon

Spoilers Ahead!

Bryce and Taylor discuss the new Horror movie, Oculus. Whether or not it’s worth seeing is up to you of course but check out where we agree and disagree. Also, people need to SHUT UP in the movie. That is all. Continue reading

Movie Review: Oculus

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , , , on 04/11/2014 by McCutcheon

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Stars: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff, Rory Cochrane, Annalise Basso, Garrett Ryan

Rated R terror, violence, some disturbing images and brief language, Running time 105 minutes, Horror

Compare to: Sinister (2012) Mama (2013)

The Slasher subgenre may have worn out its welcome being that there’s only so many moviegoers to cheer for a blade wielding madmen, it seems to have only fueled the supernatural route to Horror.

With good performances by all cast (This often feels rare in Horror) and a decent story, what’s wrong with the movie may be how the tale itself unfolds. You’ll see what I mean. Continue reading