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*SPOILER ALERT!* Yes and no. It took a lot of thinking through, but there are several clues to what he is in the movie. 1. The children write "Mr. Boogie" as the name of the creature in their drawings. 2. He kidnaps children and carries them away into a netherworld. and 3. His name "Bughuul" is the middle-english "Boggle" - a creature which later became known in the English speaking world as "The Boogeyman." I believe that "Bughuul" is The Boogeyman. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bogeyman
The Boogeyman legend has been told to generations of children to scare them into obedience. "Be good or the Boogeyman will get you!" Basically, he's a demon that lives in another dimension and kidnaps children and carries them away. Although... "Sinister's" claim that he "lives in images" is something I haven't seen anywhere else.
Another good scary movie about the boogeyman is this one. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boogeyman_(film)

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He does not live in images, he can come into our world through images of himself.
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He lives in the images, and he can enter our realm through the images.
In Ellison's second Skype conversation with Professor Jonas, he sends him three scanned images of an engraving and a deteriorated fresco (type of mural painting) associated with Baghuul. He explains that the scanned images were some of the only known images associated with Baghuul, and that most of it had been destroyed in the Dark Ages.
When Ellison asks Jonas why there is such a scarcity of imagery available associated with Bughuul, Jonas tells him that that "early Christians believed that Bughuul actually lived in the images themselves, and that they were gateways into his realm."
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The name may refer to the boogeyman, yes, but the imagery and symbolism are edited reproductions based on Mesopotamian mythology and dark ages demonology. In fact, a great variety of them is mixed together in this film.
The closest thing I can imagine might be Rabisu, The Lurker On The Threshold. But this film is not based on anything in perticular, no.
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any story is real if you can imagine it in your mind.

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The story of Bughuul is not real. It is a casted story that was written by Scott Derrickson. However, the story was written about a true crime novelist of how the family was murdered. You can see full cast of the story on http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1922777/.

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It's based on an extremely old German folklore that was made up to scare children and keep them in line.

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http://vkskaut.blog.cz/0610/k-klekanice-encyklopedie-strasidel

something similar from czech republic, if the kids are out of the house too late, she kidnap them, when i was small i was really scared!!!! :)

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Bughuul is Moloch. Moloch is one of the demons who fell to earth with lucifer and 11 other "fallen angels/demons". Moloch is the demon of child sacrifice. Moloch takes the souls of children. Bughuul is just another way of saying moloch "king".

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where in the bible does it talk about this so I can read on it myself
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for some answer, maybe cause in the RMI we do have a similar kind of demon like bughuul.

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every demon is real...they exist in our fears actually. But here Bugghuul or whatever his name is in the movie Sinister...he is a mean son of a bitch!

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Every culture has this similar tale. In Mexican culture it's 'La Llorona' who wails in the night and steals away children.

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I Russian floklore Baba Yaga do the same - steals children, who misbehave. I was also scared...

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By the way this Boogeyman or Bugghuul is an ancient Albanian Mythology known as SHTRIGA the one that goes to children's steal theyre dreams and feeds with theyre soul, it was used to fear children to not let them do bad things and listen theyre parents....it was made even an episode at Supernatural season 4 about SHTRIGA (normal movie is fake but story is based on true mythology names, etc)

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Goddess's honest truth is that Bugghhuul is true because in my religion we follow and worship a god and a goddess but in my friends religion she has deity's to follow and buugghuul is one of them, so there is a religious outlook on this subject

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ok so u r saying that ting can be realllll!!!!!!!!!!!!@!

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Yes,in zahedan(the city of iran) the bughuul name's is "cheshm sorkhak" (red eyes))and mather's told to childrens if you were bad baby,red eyes come and get you...

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Look the story of bughuul or ghuul go's back to old Persia about 2500 years ago ghuul was used to scare children to obediens the real story isn't as scary as the movie but it almost the same as the english "boogeyman" and in none of the story's the character is real so there is no way that bughuul is real.

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the thing aint real. its just a myth to scare children and big people if you look into it at the perspective of the child.... what is REAL tho is psychotic people in this world that shoot other people for no reason and behead people and in other words KILL. why u be worried about some damn bughuul?! worry bout the people around you. they the frikkin bitches that can hurt you

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yes this is real at the begging of the movie it says based on a true story and bughuul is a actual demon that the christians believe in that if a child sees him they get kidnaped so the story of bughuul is true and he can be worshiped.

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Christians do NOT believe in Buguuhl... he is a deity... witches believe in deity's NOT Christians....
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Sigh...ok,...firstly, this is based upon a movie...and it is, just a movie. There are several tropes in this movie that play on our cultural fears. Firstly, most cultures have a "boogieman", a supernatural being that spirit away wayward children. And it's not surprising that most cultures have it because...da-da-dahhhh!!!!...most cultures have lazy parents who can't get their kids to do what they tell them to do. Nothing puts the fire under your butt to get home before dark than a supernatural being coming to eat you. Now, back to the tropes in the movie: digging yourself deeper. The act of getting in over your head, the main character played by Ethan Hawke, spurred on by his need to write another blockbuster book, continues to pursue the films and their meanings even after several scary as shit things happen to him and his family. My christian friends might know his sin. Any guess? Pride. He just can't leave well enough alone...and it costs him. In fact, he is so "hell-bound" (yes the pun was intended), that he moves his family into the very house the most recent murders took place in. That's not dedication, it's obsession.

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Now onto the "drawings" that summon. If you do any research into witchcraft,...modern witchcraft...you'll find that there is mention of "drawing down" of power or spirits. Now, the drawing down of power used in modern witchcraft isn't always actually making a mark on the ground, but it can be so. The idea of creating a "circle of power" or "ring of power" is quite ancient. It suppossedly protects the caster from evil or good or whatever the heck can mess them up (a la dungeons and dragons or the latest episode of Supernatural). In fact, the symbols used in ancient ceremonies had more to do with a conversation between the "initiated" than actually being symbols of power. Actually, let me explain that, because I suppose the symbols were "powerful" but only to the "initiated". Now, whats an "initiated"? Well, in the most plain sense, it's someone who knows what you're talking about, someone who has been "initiated". Today we can equate it to someone who can read tags made by gang members. To you and me they look like squiggly lines, but to a gang member, they mean everything from "this is a safe place for you to go" to "if you come in here I will stomp your ass flat".
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Whether or not these symbols can actually bring a demonic entity into your livingroom has more to do with your faith/religion, gullibility and amount of psychotropic drugs ingested than an actual other dimensional being coming through a portal to steal your child. Lets look at reality for a moment folks; if there was such a power, I mean to summon demons, if demons existed at all, wouldn't the world powers be enlisting them to fight their wars? Would George Bush have invaded Iraq if he could have just sent the boogieman to do it for him? And conversely; do you really think,...REALLY THINK...that an organization so paranoid as Homeland Security or the Federal Security Service would allow demonic entities to invade their soil?....are you kidding me? Just mentioning those two agencies on this post is going to tip a wire somewhere, but you would believe demons are stealing children and killing families...for what?....because they're bored on weekends?...and what exactly do these demonic entities get from killing the families?...souls and the collection thereof is purely a monotheistic religion thing; which means Islam, Christianity and Judaism. And all three put God, the one God, as the supreme power, who demons apparently do not mess with....so in a nutshell, sleep easy folks...the Boogyman is real, but he works for your countries internal taxation department. He wants your tax dollars not your soul.
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Everyone here seems to be saying the truth someway somehow, all are true, I'm glad people are well aware of things that are out there and which can't be seen with the naked eye. So people make sure you don't go praying these stuffs if someone happens to know how to make these things come to u

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