Oculus director brings nightmares to life in the Before I Wake trailer

Last year, Mike Flanagan’s Oculus was the rare breed of horror film that saw a wide release and didn’t suck. Trust me, that’s quite an accomplishment when films like Ouija, Annabelle and The Pyramid (to name a few) really stunk up the place. Flanagan, a truly exciting new genre director, returns to horror this summer […]

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Mike Flanagan’s Gerald’s Game adaptation will be “strange and exciting”

The director of Oculus is going to take a stab at Stephen King’s Gerald’s Game! Does he have what it takes? When it was announced that Oculus director Mike Flanagan was going to be steering the adaptation of Stephen King’s Gerald’s Game, the first question was: How? While I haven’t read the novel myself, I’m […]

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Review: Oculus reflects originality and wickedness

It sees what it wants you to see. No other sentence hits the very core of Mike Flanagan’s Oculus quite like that one. Flanagan reminds us just how powerful a director’s vision is as he does exactly that—shows us only what he want’s us to see—as he spins a wicked tale that haunts and tricks in equal […]

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The official trailer for Mike Flanagan’s Oculus is here to haunt you

Mike Flanagan’s chiller Oculus hit us with a pretty fantastic teaser trailer back in January that had a very hypnotic, almost fairytale-like vibe to it. I really enjoyed it, but the one thing it was missing was any real scares or sense of its story. That has all changed now that an official trailer has been released, […]

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Meet your demons in the first trailer for Oculus

The horror genre has been treated to a couple of fantastic trailers over the last few days with Dead Snow 2 and The Babadook leaving quite the impression on fans. Continuing that trend is the first trailer for Mike Flanagan’s haunter Oculus, which recently landed on my “Most Anticipated” list.

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