Oculus Another ‘The Turn of the Screw’ but on Steroids

Oculus Another ‘The Turn of the Screw’ but on Steroids

The grandfather of psychological horror was unquestionably Henry James with his novel The Turn of the Screw with it’s ambiguous ending and possibly insane heroine,Oculus could be another James creation, but on steroids. There are similarities between the two stories. Both tales consist of a relatively small cast of characters although Oculus has a damaged, but evil, mirror as its instigator of horror.

Oculus Another ‘The Turn of the Screw’ but on Steroids

Oculus Another ‘The Turn of the Screw’ but on Steroids

The grandfather of psychological horror was unquestionably Henry James with his novel The Turn of the Screw with it’s ambiguous ending and possibly insane heroine,Oculus could be another James creation, but on steroids. There are similarities between the two stories. Both tales consist of a relatively small cast of characters although Oculus has a damaged, but evil, mirror as its instigator of horror.