Sinister Reviews

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September 4, 2019
Although they make use of a thousand references, they do it with enough skill to compose a story capable of engaging the public. [Full Review in Spanish]
June 8, 2019
Bughuul is perhaps one of the most terrifying horror villains in recent memory, even though he has relatively little screen time.
April 29, 2019
Sinister illustrates how the Gothic past can damage our present- though not without our disrespect.
April 11, 2019
This is a slow build type of horror film where most of the audience can see the end game long before the characters in the film. Even so, it's well crafted piece of work with some genuinely scary moments.
February 5, 2019
Though heavy on atmosphere, it ultimately looses itself in recognisable old-school frights such as unaccountable noises at the dead of night and frequent rain lashed storms.
January 31, 2019
Sinister is increasingly frightening as it unspools and it stays with you afterward.
November 19, 2018
Cheapened scare sequences, an ambiguous monstrous myth, transparent characterizations and a mixed bag of a supernatural storyline barely put any Sinister thoughts in our heads worth contemplating.
November 13, 2018
Perhaps Sinister's most impressive element is how smoothly it transitions into the supernatural portion of its narrative...
November 2, 2018
Terrifying without being graphic and hypnotic in its encroaching dread, it's destined to be a classic.
November 1, 2018
An interesting beast that combines both classic and modern scares to create a film that should have you whimpering in your seat by the end.
October 20, 2018
Sinister is a classically low-tech horror movie about a writer investigating his next crime novel but finds more than he bargained for.
August 26, 2018
Mildly engaging but incredibly flawed.
August 23, 2018
Sinister genuinely attempts to use found footage in a new and original way.
August 7, 2018
It's a shame that a story as chilling as "Sinister" should induce eye-rolls instead of sheer scares.
May 24, 2018
[Sinister] surprises you, and in the process allows you to see the movie from a new perspective.
September 19, 2017
It's not the most original premise, but has some solid performances and genuinely disturbing moments nonetheless.
May 10, 2016
What makes Sinister work, or at least work enough... is the fuzzy images on those 8mm film reels, an ancient relic of the olden times when what's captured on film instantly feels like the past tense, tinged with morbid fatality.
May 3, 2015
Even the daytime scenes are shrouded in such deep shadows, you're mainly left wondering why nobody ever just turns on the damn lights.
January 7, 2014
In its own right, it's atmospheric, just not very memorable or scary.
June 11, 2013
One of the more authentically scary horror thrillers to haunt the screen in some time, a product of smart filmmaking, intriguing premise and a great lead performance from Ethan Hawke.
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