The Woman in Black details
|Formats:||12 DVD, Blu-ray|
|Starring:||Ciaran Hinds, Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer, Shaun Dooley, Alisa Khazanova|
|Genre:||Horror - Sci-Fi/Fantasy|
|Collections:||Horrors, June - Thriller/Horror, Most Popular Films|
The Woman in Black
|Rental release:||18 Jun 2012|
|Main languages:||English, English Audio Description|
Most helpful review
Hammer Horror Makes a Magnificent ReturnBy Vivacia (28 reviews) from London , 13 Feb 2012
[Highly rated reviewer]The Woman in Black gets yet another adaptation, and though elements of the story are different to the play and the original novel this is based on, the 'spirit' of the story is maintained - to thrilling effect.
Daniel Radcliffe casts aside his wand and Hogwarts uniform and takes on the mantle of Arthur Kipps, a recently widowed solicitor tasked with clearing out Eel Marsh. Leaving his son with the nanny he sets off to discover a small village suffering from a terrible curse. And when he finally enters Eel Marsh house he makes terrifying discoveries - with horrendous consequences.
For those familiar with the original tale there is plenty to enjoy in this adaptation, with the changes to the plot keeping it fresh. For everyone else this is an excellent introduction. The only slight problem is Radcliffe's evident youth, which doesn't sit well with the character of a widowed father. But as the film progresses Radcliffe managed to carry the film, albeit with some excellent secondary character performances, especially Ciaran Hinds.
Those who enjoy genuine old-school scares, need look no further than The Woman in Black. It's a magnificent return to form for Hammer productions and will continue to creep you out long after the last credit had rolled.
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Serious Crap!By itest (3 reviews) from Hove , 24 May 2013Absolute rubbish gave up watching after 20 minutes. Don't waste your time with this one life is too short !
Not overly scary but still very enjoyable.By Kipling (6 reviews) from London , 19 May 2013It is a film to enjoy for those that enjoy a classic ghost story rather than anyone that wants to be shaken up and scared to go to bed alone afterwards. Do not think too much into Daniel Radcliffe's youthful looks for the role, he still does a remarkable job with the character.
mixed opinionsBy vickig0306 (429 reviews) from Halifax , 19 May 2013I did not like it, my daughter however loved it so I have given it an average rating. Not a very helpful review but this shows that different people like different movies
Dull,Dull & DullBy Missclark (15 reviews) , 08 May 2013I was prepared to to be scared to death. It didn't happen. Not even hide behind the cushion scary. Daniel Radcliffe I'm sad to say was wooden and not at all convincing
zzzzzzzzz.... zzzzzzzzzzzzz...By fatass (1 review) , 29 Apr 2013bit boring - harry potters scarier - though i havent watched any harry potters - his son looks almost as old as him.