Returning to her childhood home in Louisiana to recuperate from a horrific car accident, Jessabelle comes face to face with a long-tormented spirit that has been seeking her return -- and has no intention of letting her escape.
Tommy is sent to live with his father who takes him to live in an abandoned council estate. Tommy begins to hear strange noises from other flats. Essentially abandoned by his father, he and his new friend Carmen must try to solve the mystery using only their makeshift lanterns.
Not long after John Chambers and his family arrive at their new home in a small country town of Pennsylvania, John begins to experience sleep paralysis. Lying there paralyzed, trapped ... See full summary »
In Louisianna,Detective Mark Lewis is summoned to attend a call from the notorious Livingston House and he finds three bodies and one survivor, John, who is in shock. He calls for backup and also the police psychologist Dr. Elizabeth Klein to interrogate John. They learn that the team of ghost-busters Bryan, John's pregnant girlfriend Michelle, Jules, Donnie and Sam decided to perform a séance in the house, where the owner Marta Livingstone had committed a violent slaughter, to summon their spirits. The séance went wrong and released evil spirits that killed Jules, Donnie and Sam; however Michelle and Bryan are missing. While Elizabeth interrogates John, Mark and the technical team tries to retrieve the hard disks with the footages from the house to find where the other two survivors may be, Detective Lewis discloses a dark supernatural secret about John. Written by
Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Moving into a legendary house, a group of paranormal investigators attempts to cleanse a legendary haunting while the police investigation looking into their actions try to find out the truth, and once it all comes together they realize the truth about what happened and try to stop it.
For the most part, this one wasn't as bad as it could've been. A lot of what makes this one work is the fact that the initial story and setup of the house itself has a lot of stellar history involved. Not only given the newspaper articles that go into detail about what happened, but the opening attack featuring the police investigation of the accident gives this a solid opening that not only gets this going nicely but gives a rather strong foundation to this one which is nicely carried out by the dual story lines running throughout the rest of the film. With the flashback feature allowing this one to run the investigation angle at the end of the happenings while having their encounters shown alongside this, there's a lot of fun to be found. The setup of the troop inside the house where slowly things become quite extraordinary and managing some subtle spooks with the video evidence turning up the moving objects on the walls or broken light sources that fail to work properly moments after working start this off rather nicely, while the concurrent investigation piecing everything together solidifies their activities nicely by being as wrong-headed in their resolutions as they eventually end up being. Since the flashbacks have everything which includes objects bursting into flame, sending people flying across the room or suffering from actual physical trauma gives this a lot of room to play with throughout here as well as the seance sequence which sets into motion the final half which has some rather fun times here. These here make this one a lot of fun although it does have some pretty big flaws to it. The film's biggest problem is the fact that there's just not a whole lot of interesting elements present as this one goes through the rigors of the familiar haunted house tropes frequently, giving this a routine appearance for the most part. There's a rather familiar feeling here that makes the film feel routine here with the way the concurrent investigations are handled which are all apart of the way the police investigation is handled, making for a rather familiar time throughout here since this one force along plenty of familiar elements due to this feature. Likewise, the idea of the multiple finales makes no sense and tends to drag this one on endlessly since there's a lot of rather strong ways this one could've ended yet the fact that there are just all these twists piled on makes no sense as for why they're all included here. These features here bring this one down somewhat.
Rated Unrated/R: Graphic Violence and Graphic Language.
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