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The Woman In Black (With Exclusive Lenticular Art Cards) (Blu-ray)

Featuring: Daniel Radcliffe, Sophie Stuckey & Harmon Molly

Format: Blu-ray | Rating: 12 years & over

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  Not a bad effort

| | See all MagicCabbage's reviews (27)

The new update of the classic horror film with Daniel trying to prove he isn't a one trick wizard.
I didn't know what to expect with this. I had heard every review from it being the scariest film ever to absolute rubbish.
The story is that a young lawyer is sent to sort through the affairs of a recently dead person and strange things happen in the house.
The acting isn't bad at all. I thought Daniel was far better than I thought he would be. Not amazing but there is definitely hope for him.
Scariness? To be honest we didn't find this scary. There are a few jumpy bits and a few nervy bits but nothing at all overly scary which was a shame as the original was far better in this spect.

Not a bad film but don't expect to be left a gibbering wreck.

  'DON'T GO TO THE HOUSE !

| | See all rbmusicman's reviews (895)

daniel radcliffe ( minus his wand ) stars in this drama as 'arthur kipps' who works for a firm of solicitors and is given one last chance to save his career, his task is to sort out the paperwork in a remote house preparing it for sale.
all alone in the big house things begin to happen, noises and brief sightings of the legend that haunts the house and who's sighting signals fear for the villagers living on the mainland.
this is a atmospheric and chilling tale with continuous tension throughout, edge of the seat stuff from the 'hammer' studio.
worthy of your time to view.

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  Too much hype

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Unfortunately I felt really let down by this movie. It's not scary one bit and the storyline is very predictable. I was expecting something much more due to all the hype surrounding this film

  A Real Spine Tingler

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What I loved about the classic Hammer films was their ability to send a shiver down your spine without the need for blood and guts. Well Hammer have done it again with this "jump out of your seat" film. Welcome back Hammer, you have been missed. Just make sure you don't have a drink in your hand when watching this. Believe me, you will spill it !!

  A Real Spine Tingler

| | See all DazTheBald's reviews (72)

What I loved about the classic Hammer films was their ability to send a shiver down your spine without the need for blood and guts. Well Hammer have done it again with this "jump out of your seat" film. Welcome back Hammer, you have been missed. Just make sure you don't have a drink in your hand when watching this. Believe me, you will spill it !!

  Excellent!!

| | See all DLR1965's reviews (35)

I didn't quite know what to expect from this, as I wasn't too sure how seriously I could take Daniel Radcliffe in a role other than HP, but I must admit........ I LOVED IT!
For lovers of traditional old fashioned ghost stories, this is a must, as it relies solely on the strength of the story itself and not cheap gimicks.
This film is beautifully shot, and is extremely atmospheric with it's traditional English country house and village setting, which thankfully means that there is no reliance on gore or unnecessary violence to tell this tale.
The cast are brilliant and at times could be described as almost understated, and Daniel Radcliffe shows he can take on roles other than those we are used to seeing him in!
I highly recommend this, and look forward to watching again and again!

  classic style ghost story with a bang on blu ray

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The film is done in a style very similiar to what used to be done years ago, albeit its story driven first and scares second (like john carpenters the thing, if you've seen this, you will know what i mean), i've missed this kind of filmaking to be honest and glad to see a proper story driven film made, onto the blu ray, picture is what we have come to expect from a new film, transfer is on a whole clean and sharp, though with so many dark scenes and foggy moments, and occasional grain appearing now and again (only very briefly), it never was going to compete for best transfer of the year, the sound is where this films takes off, and especially leaves dvd in the shade, sounds of creepy kids voices,whirling wind and rain,and of course the woman in black herself all precisely positioned in the surround department, and a thumping bass when needed, that will have your walls shaking when called upon, all this makes for one of the best ghost/chiller or even horror releases yet to come on blu ray, it has been along time since i watched a film with the family, and wanted to watch again straight after on my own, this was one i did

  Smoke and shadows.

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I was very much looking forward to this,as Daniel Radcliffe grows up and leaves Potter far behind also Directed by James Watkins (Eden Lake) and released on the relaunched Hammer label. The film is brilliantly gothic and moody, dark shadows, rolling mist, haunted houses,and a village that hides a secret. The film drip feeds the dread from the moment it starts as Radcliffe takes a trip to the North East to sort out the deeds of a estate and things start to go bump in the night. Radcliffe is excellent as although still looking like a thirteen year old he convinces in his guilt stricken performance. The sets are brilliantly spooky and as the spooks starts it does send an odd shiver up the spine, but nothing more than that. As the mystery of the child deaths in the village unfold the visits from the woman in black become more intense but the film has to revert to jump scares to get a cheap reaction where the first half of the film played it better by letting the viewer use the imagination, but I have to say the final moments of the film is unexpected and gives the film a great emotional punch.
The Woman In Black is a good movie, but I did expect something a bit more un-nerving and original as this slow burn ghost story has now been done to death.
See if you like,,,,,,
The Others.
Sleepy Hollow.
The Sixth Sense.
The Wicker Man.
Dracular (1979)
The Haunting (The original NOT THE Jan de Bont 1999 CGI remake!)

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  Smoke and shadows.

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I was very much looking forward to this,as Daniel Radcliffe grows up and leaves Potter far behind also Directed by James Watkins (Eden Lake) and released on the relaunched Hammer label. The film is brilliantly gothic and moody, dark shadows, rolling mist, haunted houses,and a village that hides a secret. The film drip feeds the dread from the moment it starts as Radcliffe takes a trip to the North East to sort out the deeds of a estate and things start to go bump in the night. Radcliffe is excellent as although still looking like a thirteen year old he convinces in his guilt stricken performance. The sets are brilliantly spooky and as the spooks starts it does send an odd shiver up the spine, but nothing more than that. As the mystery of the child deaths in the village unfold the visits from the woman in black become more intense but the film has to revert to jump scares to get a cheap reaction where the first half of the film played it better by letting the viewer use the imagination, but I have to say the final moments of the film is unexpected and gives the film a great emotional punch.
The Woman In Black is a good movie, but I did expect something a bit more un-nerving and original as this slow burn ghost story has now been done to death.
See if you like,,,,,,
The Others.
Sleepy Hollow.
The Sixth Sense.
The Wicker Man.
Dracular (1979)
The Haunting (The original NOT THE Jan de Bont 1999 CGI remake!)

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