Movie review: Shocking end to horror tale
Oculus gives audiences characters to root for and its abrupt ending is no cop-out
Published on Apr 23, 2014 11:59 AM
103 minutes/Opens tomorrow/***
The story: Eleven years ago, siblings Tim, 10, and Kaylie, 13, were traumatised by the horrific deaths of their parents in a new house. Now, released from a psychiatric hospital, Tim (Brenton Thwaites) wants to move on, but Kaylie (Karen Gillan) is convinced that an antique mirror housing a demonic presence is responsible for what happened. With her brother's help, she plans to outwit the spirit and destroy the mirror.
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