Sinister (I) (2012)

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Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies that suggest the murder he is currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the 1960s.


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Trivia

The makers of Sinister scoured the Internet for weeks looking for the most obscure and creepy soundtrack they could find. While Christopher Young composed a large number of the background scores for the movie, C. Robert Cargill bought the rights to music by Ulver, JudgeHydrogen and Boards of Canada to ... ...


Quotes

Tracy: Just one box?
Ellison Oswalt: It's for my office. It's fragile.
Tracy: Sissy.


Goofs

Throughout the movie it is mentioned that the snuff movies were filmed on 8mm film reels. However, according to director/writer C. Robert Cargill, Super-8 film was used. There isn't a whole lot of difference between film types but Super-8 is slightly different and considered better for filming home movies. 8mm film is harder to obtain than Super-8 film.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Horror | Mystery

Details

Release Date:

12 October 2012

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA, UK

Box Office

Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$18,007,634 (USA) (12 October 2012)

Gross:

$48,056,940 (USA) (28 December 2012)

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