New horror / thriller Oculus stars Amy Pond and Starbuck


Oculus is a new horror/thriller from the people that delivered Paranormal Activity. I don't really know very much about it except that a mirror apparently plays a prominent role, and Amy Pond (a.k.a. Karen Gillen) and Starbuck (a.k.a. Kara Thrace, a.k.a. Katee Sackhoff) have starring roles. According to the IMDB summary: "A woman tries to exonerate her brother, who was convicted of murder, by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon."

I can also say that the early reviews on IMDB (7.7 / 10 with 260 votes) and Rotten Tomatoes (10 / 10 with 5 people voting) are pretty good for a horror/thriller thing. Sure, the ratings are somewhat suspect since the film isn't set to open until April. Dodgy or not though, they are good enough that you can say that you're going to see "Occulus" because you've heard it's pretty good, without having to admit that you're just going to see Amy and Starbuck.

Here's the trailer:

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