A young couple take in their two nieces after they went missing for 5 years, only to suspect that a supernatural spirit named Mama has latched itself to their family. With a unique loyalty program, the Hungama rewards you for predefined action on our platform. Accumulated coins can be redeemed to, Hungama subscriptions. You need to be a registered user to enjoy the benefits of Rewards Program.
Watch the video. Take a look back at Jessica Chastain 's movie career in photos. See the full gallery. A husband and wife who recently lost their baby adopt a 9 year-old girl who is not nearly as innocent as she claims to be. Rebecca must unlock the terror behind her little brother's experiences that once tested her sanity, bringing her face to face with a supernatural spirit attached to their mother. Washed-up true-crime writer Ellison Oswalt finds a box of super 8 home movies which suggest the murder he's currently researching is the work of a serial killer whose work dates back to the s. The Lamberts believe that they have defeated the spirits that have haunted their family, but they soon discover that evil is not beaten so easily.
Very few horror movies would last past the second act if the characters in these films were actually fans of horror movies. Some time after the first occurrence of Scary Old Timey Music Wafting Through the Vents, after Creepy Bugs Fluttering Inside the House and certainly by the time of the "Accidental" Fall That Sidelines a Key Character — well, that's when any red-blooded, movie-going individual would run out the front door and never look back. To the credit of director Andy Muschietti , his co-writing team and a first-rate cast, "Mama" succeeds in scaring the wits out of us and leaving some lingering, deeply creepy images, despite indulging in many of the aforementioned cliches — and about a half-dozen more. Executive produced by horror master Guillermo del Toro, "Mama" is a feature-length expansion of a three-minute short that Muschietti made with his sister Barbara.
What might have been a great twist is wasted. Back to the drawing board for all those involved. Despite an intriguing premise and a few scenes that work really well, this is one of those horror Never quite feels like the sum of its parts, devolving disappointingly into a nuts 'n' bolts chill