By Jack Rico
Summit Entertainment, the studio responsible for the “Twilight” film series, has revealed the first “motion poster” from the horror movie “Sinister“. These types of posters are scarce in the movie industry, but when they’re unveiled, they are hypnotic.
The plot, written by director Scott Derrickson (The Exorcism of Emily Rose) stars Ethan Hawke, a crime novelist who moves his family to a house where gruesome murders of various families were carried out. His intention is to write the next great crime novel. But when he finds a box of home videos that shows other families being brutally murdered, he realizes that he may have made a big mistake by moving into the house. His investigation leads him to a supernatural entity that could now be looking to kill his family.
The premise of “Sinister” sounds intriguing and Ethan Hawke has become a reliable actor who is building a reputation of delivering a good performance a good film. If you don’t think so, watch TAPE from Richard Linklater.
The film also stars Vincent D’Onofrio and James Ransone. “Sinister” makes its theatrical debut August 24.