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Black Don’t Crack
February 17, 2012, 6:00 am
Filed under: Movies, Reviews

I went to see the new Harry Potter, er, I mean Daniel Radcliffe movie, The Woman In Black, on Wednesday. I remember seeing the trailer for it and thinking it looked like a fun ride. It was!

First off, a synopsis for those unfamiliar with the premise: A young lawyer travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorned woman is terrorizing the locals.

Now I knew that Dark Castle has been remaking William Castle films (in the beginning, but have since done other non Castle films), like The House On Haunted Hill, Thir13en Ghosts, Ghost Ship, etc. WELL, what I didn’t know was that Hammer Films had had a revival and that this film (The Woman In Black) was one of those productions. Interesting! I always enjoyed Hammer films of the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Continue reading