OCULUS trailer and hi-res poster – Karen Gillan & Katee Sackhoff see scary things in the mirror

OCULUS trailer and hi-res poster – Karen Gillan & Katee Sackhoff see scary things in the mirror

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What’s this? A horror movie with DOCTOR WHO’s Karen Gillan and BATTLESTAR GALACTICA’s Katee Sackhoff? Ticket = sold. Directed and co-written by Mike Flanagan, the new film OCULUS deals with some generational scares, mysterious murders, and something very sinister. The poster above, while simple, is rather unsettling, and the trailer definitely has a creepy vibe to it as well. The cast includes Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, James Lafferty, Rory Cochrane, Miguel Sandoval and Katee Sackhoff. Take a look at the trailer below and tell us your thoughts in the comments. Also, for those of you in that are interested in meeting Karen Gillan, she will be a special guest on Saturday (Feb 8th) at Dallas Comic Con’s Sci-Fi Expo on February 8-9, 2014.

Ten years ago, tragedy struck the Russell family, leaving the lives of teenage siblings Tim and Kaylie forever changed when Tim was convicted of the brutal murder of their parents.  Now in his 20s, Tim is newly released from protective custody and only wants to move on with his life; but Kaylie, still haunted by that fateful night, is convinced her parents’ deaths were caused by something else altogether:  a malevolent supernatural force­­ unleashed through the Lasser Glass, an antique mirror in their childhood home.  Determined to prove Tim’s innocence, Kaylie tracks down the mirror, only to learn similar deaths have befallen previous owners over the past century.  With the mysterious entity now back in their hands, Tim and Kaylie soon find their hold on reality shattered by terrifying hallucinations, and realize, too late, that their childhood nightmare is beginning again…

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OCULUS opens in theaters nationwide on April 11th.
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Born and raised in Dallas, Mark has been a movie critic since 1994, with reviews featured in print, radio and National TV. In 2001 he started the Entertainment section of the Herorealm website, where he contributed film reviews and celebrity interviews until 2004. After three years of service there, he started Bigfanboy.com, which has become one of the Dallas film community's leading information websites. Bigfanboy hosts several movie screenings in the Texas area, and works closely with film and TV studios and promotional partners to host exciting events and contests. The site also features a variety of rare celebrity and filmmaker interviews, and Bigfanboy.com regularly covers the film festival circuit as well. In addition to Hollywood reporting, Mark has worked for many years as an advertising and sci-fi/comic book artist. Clients have included Lucasfilm Ltd., Topps Trading Cards, The Dallas Mavericks and The Dallas Stars. From 2002 until 2015 he managed the Dallas Comic Con, Sci-Fi Expo and Fan Days events in the DFW area. He currently catalogs rare comic books and movie memorabilia for Heritage Auctions, and runs the Dallas Comic Show conventions, but remains an avid moviegoer and cinema buff.