Sinister

Summit Entertainment releases this "frightening new thriller from the producer of the PARANORMAL ACTIVITY films and the writer-director of THE EXORCISM OF EMILY ROSE." Ethan Hawke stars as a true crime novelist who discovers some disturbing home movies that plunge his family into a nightmarish experience of supernatural horror. Rated R.

Release Date: October 12

Location: nationwide

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Stage Review: iGhost

Early this week we got one of two performances of iGhostat the NoHo Arts Center in North Hollywood. Although billed as a "new" musical, this updated adaptation of Oscar Wilde's story "The Canterville Ghost" has actually been knocking around for a few years, at least according to one announcement made before the performance. The performance at NoHo was a staged reading, without sets or costumes - which is a bit disappointing, because one of the joys of the Arts Center (one of the best local theatres in Los Angeles) is the clever way they utilize their limited space (as in their production of Dracula earlier this year); however, the major of the story is conveyed through song, so even without the theatrical trappings, the cast managed to bring this ghost to life.

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