The Woman In Black: Angel of Death is a ghost of its predecessor

2 Stars (2 / 5)

 

Though Halloween has long since passed, it’s the perfect time of year for a ghost story. As such, we bid a welcome – if somewhat wary – return to cinema’s most recognizable poltergeist: the Woman in Black.

The Babadook is the best horror film you’ll see in 2014

5 Stars (5 / 5)

 

In a genre that too often inclined towards schlock, it’s rare to find a horror film that truly has something to say about the human condition.

The Babadook is just such a film.

A micro-budget Australian horror, The Babadook takes place in the home of the frazzled Amelia (Essie Davis) and her seven-year-old son Samuel (Noah Wiseman), who has “behavioral problems”.…

The Guest is worth leaving home for

4 Stars (4 / 5)

David Collins, Dan Stevens’ character in Adam Wingard’s new thriller, The Guest, would be about as far removed as you can image from Matthew Crawley, the agreeable young gentleman he played in Downton Abbey.

Well, apart from the issues of manners: David is faultlessly polite, overflowing with “Sirs” and “Ma’ams”, even while bringing destruction down upon the heads of the Peterson clan.…

As Above, So Below ends up smack in the middle

2.5 Stars (2.5 / 5)

 

The Catacombs of Paris contain the remains of more than six million people.

Consisting of 200 miles of underground tunnel, much of it uncharted, to get lost down there, to lose your flashlight or to run out of water is to die.…

Oculus gets you right between the eyes

3 Stars (3 / 5)

 

All families, no matter how idyllic, are haunted.

We are all scarred by our experiences, growing up, as adults, however superficially: what we hear – our parents arguing in their bedroom – what we or don’t see – the monster at the foot of the bed.…