Director: James Watkins
Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Janet McTeer, and Ciaràn Hinds
Released: Feb 10, 2012
Horror has to be the most misunderstood genre in all of Hollywood.
On any given weekend, in any given cinema, the film listings will nearly always contain two or three chick flicks, at least one action/thriller movie, two or more comedies and a handful of family films. But horror? Horror is dying out on the big screen, with the most notable films heading straight to DVD. Horrors that do manage to make it to the big screen tend to be of the bog standard slasher variety, full of scantily clad girls and OTT blood baths. The Woman in Black is one of the rare few that puts its emphasis on atmosphere and performance, rather than gore. (more…)