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    Watch: Director Mike Flanagan Discusses the Outside Forces that Terrorize a Family in 'Oculus'

    "Oculus" may end up becoming the horror highlight of the year, and director Mike Flanagan explains just why that is. In the film, an already damaged family consisting of psychologically troubled orphans believes that a strange mirror may responsible for their destruction.

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    WATCH: Creepy 'Oculus' Gets the NY Times Anatomy of a Scene Treatment

    One of the year's biggest sleeper surprises could be "Oculus," a new horror film that has critics raving. Watch as director Mike Flanagan talks a clip from the film for New York Times' Anatomy of a Scene.

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    Review: 'Oculus' Delivers Good Old-Fashioned Haunted House Spookiness

    If there's one certainty in the horror genre, it's that trends will come and go. Some strain of horror will be popular for a few years, then disappear just as quickly, waiting for its moment of reinvention or cultural relevance. The genre's recent past has been dominated by two forces: the torture-p...

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    Watch: New Clip & TV Spot For Horror 'Oculus' Starring Karen Gillan And Katee Sackhoff

    One of SXSW's small but pleasant surprises was haunted house horror “Oculus” (our review), which arrives on screens this spring. As we note in our review, haunted houses are having a bit of a moment thanks to “The Conjuring” and arguably “The Purge,” which isn't strictly about a haunted house but ha...

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    SXSW Review: Scary Haunted Mirror Horror 'Oculus'

    If there's one certainty in the horror genre, it's that trends will come and go. Some strain of horror will be popular for a few years, then disappear just as quickly, waiting for its moment of reinvention or cultural relevance. The genre's recent past has been dominated by two forces: the torture-p...

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    Watch: A Mirror Mirror on the Wall Kills Everybody in Trailer for Horror Film 'Oculus'

    First premiering at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival, "Oculus" is a horror flick about two siblings who are still reeling over the mysterious death of their parents and their encounter with the haunted mirror that may have caused it all.

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    Watch: New Trailer, Poster & Pics For SXSW Horror 'Oculus'

    There are certain things horror movies have taught us over the years: don't go in the basement, don't go to the cabin in the woods, don't investigate whatever is making that weird noise in the dark. They have also taught us that mirrors are perhaps best left alone, particularly if they are big and c...

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    CANNES 2012: FilmDistrict Grabs Rights to Horror Flick 'Oculus,' Focus Int'l Selling

    FilmDistrict has acquired the horror feature "Oculus," which director Mike Flanagan will expand from his short film. Flanagan (“Absentia”) wrote the script with Jeff Howard.

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