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The Fear Monger: Ryan Reynolds Is Insane, And The Chupacabra Is Hungry

Good day, excavators of all things crypt-ridden. It’s something of an anomalous weekend for horror fans, as Mike Flanagan’s enjoyable mind-bender Oculus released wide, while Jim Jarmusch’s vampiric romance Only Lovers Left Alive received more limited distribution. Show More Summary

‘Oculus’ Review: A Mind-Bending New Horror Franchise Is Born

These days it feels like every horror movie can be easily categorized. Either it’s a possession movie, a found footage movie, a slasher movie or some inane combination. Finding something different is rare and Mike Flanagan‘s Oculus, at the very least, strives to be that. Show More Summary

Exclusive 1:1 Interview: Oculus Writer/Director Mike Flanagan!

With only a handful of feature films to his name, filmmaker Mike Flanagan has already become one of the most exciting names in horror. With a flair for storytelling and the ability to create scares with smarts, he has given us a rarity in OCULUS… a great haunted mirror flick that actually works. Show More Summary


Add Mike Flanagan's "Oculus" to the horror subgenre of supernatural item movies. This time it's not a haunted doll or magical box but a supernatural mirror with the power to compel people to commit violent acts. A man will think that he is trying to rip a Band-Aid from his finger only to realize that he's pulling his fingernail off instead. Show More Summary

'Oculus' Director: Horror Helps Us Deal with Evil, Not Explain It

The mirror at the heart of Oculus is capable of unrelenting evil, and that's hardly a spoiler for anyone who saw the film's trailer. The notion of evil is essential to the horror genre, says Oculus director Mike Flanagan, and it's why he says these films will never go out of style despite warnings to the contrary. Show More Summary

[Interview] 'Oculus' Star Karen Gillan On What Frightened While Shooting and Her Favorite Horror Films!!

Relativity’s Oculus (review), directed by Mike Flanagan hits theaters in wide release this Friday, April 11th. You’ve seen the trailers by now and if, based on those, you even remotely think this is the movie for you, it probably is. It very much delivers on... Read More

TR Interview: Oculus Director Mike Flanagan

Have you ever been afraid of mirrors? You will be once Mike Flanagan is done with you. A fanboy himself, he cast two of his, and our, favorite sci-fi actresses - Karen Gillan and Katee Sackhoff...

[Interview] Rory Cochrane and Katee Sackhoff Talk the Horror of 'Oculus'!

Relativity’s Oculus (review), directed by Mike Flanagan hits theaters on April 11th. The film has many, many people championing it and I’m quite confident it’ll hit the sweet spot for most of you guys. I recently sat down with stars Rory Cochrane and Katee Sackhoff... Read More

Exclusive Interview: Oculus Stars Katee Sackhoff and Rory Cochrane!

In the new horror film from Mike Flanagan (ABSENTIA), there is a creepy mirror that may – or may not – be causing a world of hurt for a sister and brother whose lives were thrown into turmoil after a family tragedy. As the...Show More Summary

Win a Ton of Blu-rays and Other Stuff in Our 'Oculus' Contest!!

Bloody Disgusting has another great contest centered around Relativity’s Oculus (review), directed by Mike Flanagan, before it hits theaters on April 11! The prize pack consists of a Blumhouse Productions horror blu-ray prize pack including the films Sinister, Insidious 2, Paranormal Activity 3 and The... Read More

Interviews: Oculus Stars Karen Gillan, Katee Sackhoff and Rory Cochrane

This week sees the release of Mike Flanagan's Oculus, the horror film that made its debut at TIFF last year, played to SXSW audiences last month and is finally going wide thanks to Relativity, Blumhouse and WWE. Tune in to More Summary

Giveaway: Win Free Tickets to See Oculus in Los Angeles!'s good friends at horror site are offering free tickets to see Mike Flanagan's upcoming horror flick Oculus at a special Los Angeles screening at the AMC Century on Wednesday, April 9. Shock's Ryan...Show More Summary

'Oculus' Director's 'Somnia' Awakens Relativity

Relativity Media is showing even more confidence in Oculus director Mike Flanagan having just acquires U.S. rights to Somnia, a genre film from Intrepid Pictures and MICA Entertainment, says ScreenDaily. Kate Bosworth and Thomas Jane star in Somnia and Relativity plans a wide release to... Read More

Mike Flanagan's Somnia starring Thomas Jane acquired by Relativity

Just as his supernatural thriller OCULUS is about to hit theaters, director Mike Flanagan has already heard good news regarding the release of his follow-up project, SOMNIA. According to, Relativity has acquired the U.S....Show More Summary

Exclusive: Sinister 2, Insidious 3 and Paranormal Activity updates!

Jason Blum, perhaps the most omnipresent name in the horror genre today, is currently doing the press rounds for Mike Flanagan's creepy supernatural thriller OCULUS; I had the opportunity to speak to the Blumhouse producer regarding the project and some other specific titles. Show More Summary

Relativity Acquiring U.S. Distribution Rights To ‘Oculus’ Filmmaker Followup ‘Somnia’

EXCLUSIVE: As it whips up buzz for the April 11 launch of the genre thriller Oculus, Relativity has acquired U.S. distribution rights to Somnia, the horror film directed by Oculus helmer Mike Flanagan. The film stars Kate Bosworth, Thomas...Show More Summary

Chicago Readers, See 'Oculus' for Free!!!

Bloody Disgusting is giving fellow Chicagoans a chance to see Relativity’s Oculus (review), Mike Flanagan’s indie haunter, before it hits theaters on April 11! We have a whopping (20) PAIRS of FREE tickets to see Oculus on APRIL 9. You can reserve and download your... Read More

New images from Mike Flanagan's Oculus, starring Karen Gillan

We've already seen a lot of images from Mike Flanagan's upcoming OCULUS and today we have a gallery of new images to get you even more stoked about checking out this badboy when it hits theaters next Friday, April 11. Early buzz...Show More Summary

Reflect On Nearly 20 'Oculus' Images!

Relativity has supplied us with the final image gallery for Oculus (review), Mike Flanagan’s indie haunter that’s been impressing all of us on Bloody. In theaters April 11, “The story centers on a murder that left two children orphans with authorities charging the brother while... Read More

Attn NYC Readers: Advance Screening Passes For ‘Oculus’ and Relativity are teaming up to give away a few pair of tickets to see the upcoming horror-thriller, OCULUS. The film was written and directed by Mike Flanagan and also premiered at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. Show More Summary

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