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Movie: Before I Wake

About an orphaned child whose dreams - and nightmares - manifest physically as he sleeps. From Mike Flanagan, the writer/director of The Haunting of Hill House.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 22, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Ouija: Origin of Evil

In 1965 Los Angeles, a widowed mother and her two daughters add a new stunt to bolster their seance scam business and unwittingly invite authentic evil into their home. When the youngest daughter is overtaken by the merciless spirit, this small family confronts unthinkable fears to save her and send her possessor back to the other side. Mike Flanagan (The Haunting of Hill House) defies the odds by turning in an amazingly solid prequel to the amazingly crappy Ouija (2014). [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 22, 2018 - 4 comments

Movie: Hush

A deaf woman is stalked by a psychotic killer in her secluded home. Co-written by Mike Flanagan (The Haunting of Hill House) and Kate Siegel (who plays Theo on THoHH). Directed by Flanagan and starring Siegel. [more inside]
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 22, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Oculus

A woman tries to exonerate her brother's murder conviction by proving that the crime was committed by a supernatural phenomenon. From Mike Flanagan, the writer/director of The Haunting of Hill House. Stars Karen Gillan and Katee Sackhoff. An expansion of Flanagan's short film Oculus: Chapter Three, The Man with the Plan.
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 22, 2018 - 5 comments

Movie: Absentia

Tricia's husband Daniel has been missing for seven years and pressure mounts to declare him "dead in absentia." As Tricia tries to move on with her life, her sister Callie finds that an ominous tunnel near the house is linked to other mysterious disappearances and Daniel's presumed death might be anything but "natural." From writer/director Mike Flanagan (The Haunting of Hill House).
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 22, 2018 - 4 comments

Mike Flanagan Appreciation Society

Given how fantastic The Haunting of Hill House is, I've been revisiting the other works of writer-director Mike Flanagan. They are consistently terrific. Anyone interested in a series of posts for Absentia, Before I Wake, Oculus, etc.?
posted by DirtyOldTown on Oct 19, 2018 - 4 comments

The Haunting of Hill House: Season 1  Season 1, Ep 0

Flashing between past and present, a fractured family confronts haunting memories of their old home and the terrifying events that drove them from it. Netflix, full season. [more inside]
posted by skycrashesdown on Oct 14, 2018 - 70 comments

The Haunting of Hill House: Steven Sees a Ghost  Season 1, Ep 1

While investigating a ghost story for his latest novel, a skeptical Steven receives a call from his sister that triggers a chain of fateful events. [more inside]
posted by oh yeah! on Oct 12, 2018 - 16 comments

Movie: Gerald's Game

While trying to spice up their marriage in their remote lake house, Jessie must fight to survive when her husband dies unexpectedly, leaving her handcuffed to their bed frame. [more inside]
posted by jazon on Oct 5, 2017 - 5 comments

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