Sinister 2

Movie review by Jeffrey Anderson, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 17+

Creepy, disturbing horror film involves young characters.

R 2015 97 minutes

Parents say

age 15+

Based on 6 reviews

Kids say

age 16+

Based on 13 reviews

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Community Reviews

age 13+

Fine for mature 13 year olds

Sinister 2 is even more horrible than the first. But it’s ok for 13+
age 17+

Not as good as the original

There's some good stuff to be had here; the acting is fine, James Ransone reprising Deputy So and So is good as he was in the last one. It's fun to see him get more screen time in. Other than that, it loses a bit of the mystery that made the original a more fun watch. That, and it seems more gore focused than atmospheric. The two snuff films that creeped me out the most were probably the Christmas one with the parents being buried in snow. That would be terrifying and it seems to be the most realistic. And the last one being the church scene with the rats. But overall, the film is meh!

This title has:

Too much violence
Too much swearing

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