Mr. Movie

October 12, 2012

'Sinister' is, but it isn't

Other than the manner in which Mr. Boogie kills, 'Sinister' is not all that scary and not all that original. However, Ethan Hawke and a deputy sheriff played by James Ransone provide some humorous give-and-take that offers laughs and some forward movement.

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About Gary Wolcott

Gary Wolcott


Gary Wolcott's "Mr. Movie" column has appeared in the Tri-City Herald since 1992. The Tri-Cities native now lives in Portland, Ore., and watches about 200 movies each year. He believes movies are made to be seen on theater screens and that you should see them there, too. He also encourages questions and comment and loves movie debate.