Oculus

Synopsis: The twenty-one year-old Timothy "Tim" Allen Russell is discharged from a mental institution by his psychiatric Dr. Shawn Graham completely healed from a childhood trauma where his father purportedly tortured and killed his mother before being killed himself by Tim. His sister Kaylie welcomes him in the parking area and brings him home. Then she tells that they need to destroy an ancient mirror that she has found through working at an auction house. She then steals the mirror and the reluctant Tim follows his sister and has fragmented recollections from their childhood, going back to when his father Alan buys a mirror for the home office of their new family home. Kaylie and Tim see a woman with their father in his office and the behaviors of Alan and Marie change, ending in a family tragedy. Kaylie blames the mirror and now she wants to destroy it with Tim. Will they succeed?
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Director(s): Mike Flanagan
Production: Relativity Media
  3 wins & 16 nominations.
 
IMDB:
6.5
Metacritic:
61
Rotten Tomatoes:
73%
R
Year:
2013
104 min
Website
60 Views

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Kaylie!

Shh!

And I fired.

As many times as I've

had this dream...

it's never been me before.

Holding the gun.

I know.

That's very good.

It implies a true, deeply-rooted

acceptance of responsibility.

And it tells me that you haven't

only overcome your delusion

in your conscious mind...

but in his subconscious

mind as well.

It's my opinion that

Tim is a healthy adult

who represents no danger

to himself or anyone else.

And I believe he should be

discharged, as the state requested,

on his upcoming 21st birthday.

going once...

eleven-five twice...

Sold to the gentleman.

Congratulations to you, sir.

That's bidder number 131.

All right, and our

next item for bid

is a gorgeous antique mirror,

recovered from the Levesque Estate.

The Lasser Glass is a

well-traveled gem.

It spent several seasons adorning

the walls at Balmoral Castle,

Scottish home of the Royal Family.

This is the original glass

and the original frame.

The mirror is in remarkable condition,

save for a small hairline fracture

down in the lower

right-hand corner.

The frame is carved out of one

piece of Bavarian Black Cedar.

And we will go ahead

and start the bidding

at a conservative ten

thousand dollars.

Do I have ten? Right here

in front. Thank you, sir.

Your sister is picking

you up, then?

Her message even said something

about helping me find a job.

That'd be wonderful

for your transition.

We're at 12,000 dollars

on the phone...

You sure you don't want

me to come with you?

- Some moral support?

- No. But thank you.

I think I better do

this part myself.

- Wait up for us.

- Of course.

Remember what we talked about.

You've had a support system,

a mandated support system,

to help you get well. Kaylie

had to get by on her own.

It's very important that you

reconnect with your sister.

But it's more important that

you protect your recovery.

- Sixteen thousand.

- Sixteen thousand on Skype.

That is sixteen, going once.

Sixteen twice.

Sold. Please pass along

our congratulations.

- See you tonight.

- OK.

Son, just pull the

door when it buzzes.

Hey, little brother.

Your half of the estate.

Oh, apartments.

So all the studies say

that you should transition

to a place that isn't

necessarily large,

so I printed off some

listings for studios.

But in the meantime, until

you find one you like,

we would love it if

you stayed with us.

Kaylie, I don't know

how to thank you.

Well, I wanted to talk to you

about all of this sooner.

But suddenly they wouldn't

let me in to see you.

It wasn't...

It wasn't that they wouldn't

let you in to see me.

I just had some things I needed

to figure out for myself.

I get it.

I'm your family.

The only thing that matters

is that you're here now.

I found it.

- What do you mean?

- You know.

It wasn't easy.

I tracked it down mostly through second

bidders, people who lost at the auctions.

It was in storage, part of an

estate collection in Bremen.

It took me a year and a half

to get it into our warehouse

and it lasted less than a week.

It's about to ship out to a new

buyer, so we only have a few days,

but it should be enough.

A few days for what, Kaylie?

To keep our promise.

And kill it.

OK, guys, the couch can go there.

And those boxes are kitchen.

- Bam! Bam!

- Tim, we don't shoot the movers.

And as soon as I get my files

organized, you will have them.

Yes. Shoot.

Can I call you back?

Jeff, I am so sorry I

didn't return your call.

I've just been slammed. It's a lot

easier when you have a staff.

- Kaylie's under arrest.

- She's not here, buddy.

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