Based around a series of jump scare sequences and slow character sections in order to attempt to make you feel for the characters while easing the tension of the situation.It's a tired formula that is becoming all the more clichéd and repetitive.Production and shipments to backers started in October 2014, and shipments to the general public began in Q1 2015.
Derrickson understands though that using loud bands and noises to jolt the audience can be done effectively.
These 8mm films though boast some truly graphic sequences, one particularly involving a garden tool.
Backed with a moody soundtrack by Christopher Young who's worked on other horror gems such as "Drag Me To Hell" and "The Exorcism of Emily Rose".
A subsequent (subjective, non-ABX) review in the Stereophile magazine, deemed the Pono Player's performance superior to more expensive components and players with the reviewer saying "I am pleased to report that CD rips sounded excellent through the player".
A prequel set before the haunting of the Lambert family that reveals how gifted psychic Elise Rainier reluctantly agrees to use her ability to contact the dead in order to help a teenage girl who has been targeted by a dangerous supernatural entity.