As they flee, they receive a call from Patrick and meet him. GradeSaver, 10 June 2012 Web. Characters are dragged through walls into dark nothingness. The Apparition is a 2012 American-German , written and directed by Todd Lincoln, making his directorial debut, and starring , , , and.
It was also the last horror film to date to be released under its own label before resorting to to release all future horror movies made by Warner Bros. Inside the house, they hear Patrick's personal log being played back, including information about the members of the original experiment. Much of the film's criticisms referred to a lack of originality, and similarities to other horror films, including , , , and.
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Not to be confused with. The Apparition is a 2012 American-German , written and directed by Todd Lincoln, making his directorial debut, and starring , , , and. The plot follows three college students who, after the death of their friend, must battle a supernatural force they summoned themselves. The film was loosely inspired by the conducted in 1972. The film was a and was cited by critics as one of the worst horror movies of 2012. It was also the last horror film to date to be released under its own label before resorting to to release all future horror movies made by Warner Bros. The Apparition On May 21, 1973, six people conduct The Charles Experiment, a experiment, in which they stare at a drawing of a deceased man, Charles Reamer, hoping to summon his spirit. Years later, four college students, Patrick , Lydia , Ben and Greg attempt to recreate the Charles Experiment on a larger scale by using modern technology. During the experiment, something attacks the students and pulls Lydia into the wall. Some time later, Ben and his girlfriend Kelly are living together. One evening, they discover strange burn marks on their counters. Kelly finds both doors wide open, even though they had locked them. They decide to change the locks and install surveillance cameras. Later, Kelly finds a large amount of mold and spores on the laundry room floor while Ben finds even more in a. After witnessing an apparition, the couple go to a hotel, but they are attacked there as well. As they flee, they receive a call from Patrick and meet him. Patrick explains that the initial experiment enabled a malevolent entity to enter their world, but that he has built a room surrounded by a negative current that he believes protects him from it. They return to Kelly and Ben's house to try a new experiment to contain the entity. During the experiment, the house begins to shake and break apart, then abruptly stops. While Kelly and Ben are outside, Patrick is pulled into the darkness and vanishes. Unable to find Patrick, they flee to the safety chamber in his house. Inside the house, they hear Patrick's personal log being played back, including information about the members of the original experiment. Of the original six, two died, one committed suicide and the other three disappeared. After entering the safety chamber, Ben disappears. Kelly exits the chamber and finds Ben's contorted corpse. Patrick's narration explains that the entity gets stronger with each person it claims, and that it will wear its victims down until they are too weak to resist. With no escape, Kelly wanders around, and enters an empty. She walks to the camping section, enters a tent and waits to be killed by the entity, having fully given up resisting. A number of hands appear from behind and the entity slowly grabs hold of her as the movie cuts to black. In May 2009, Todd Lincoln was named as the director and screenwriter of the project. On December 9, Lincoln announced via Twitter that pre-production had begun on the project, which was financed by. On January 26, 2010, actress was cast in the role of Lydia. Filming began on February 26, 2010 in , with other scenes being shot in. On March 25, Greene shot some scenes in the Anaverde neighborhood of. The project marked Lincoln's directorial debut. Silver produced with Andrew Rona and Alex Heineman. Critical response The Apparition was criticized for its lack of originality, overuse of jump scares, poor acting and screenplay, and bad plot. It has an overall approval rating of 3% on , based on 61 reviews, with an average rating of 2. Much of the film's criticisms referred to a lack of originality, and similarities to other horror films, including , , , and. Brian Orndof from Blu-ray. In fact, I think the trailer for The Apparition is actually more of a movie than The Apparition. Box office The Apparition was a. Nomination The film was nominated for Worst Film at the Fangoria Chainsaw Awards 2013. Retrieved September 10, 2012. Retrieved August 23, 2012. Retrieved August 23, 2012. Archived from on 2013-06-14. Archived from on 2010-03-29. Archived from on 2011-07-11. Archived from on 2009-11-30. Retrieved August 29, 2012. Retrieved August 29, 2012.