A Quick Message

You may have noticed that since The Woman In Black I haven’t written any new reviews for Centrefolds & Empty Screens. This isn’t because I’m bored of the website or have run out of ideas, but because I’m currently covering the Glasgow Film Festival for HeyUGuys.

The festival runs up until Sunday, February 26, so until then I won’t be posting as much on here, but instead focusing my efforts on ensuring the Glasgow Film Festival coverage is to the highest standard possible. Continue reading “A Quick Message”

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Review: The Woman In Black (2012)

The Woman In Black is the latest release in Hammer’s modern revival, coming hot on the heels of less-than-stellar fare Wake Wood, Let Me In and The Resident. Loosely adapted from Susan Hill’s novel of the same name by up-and-coming screenwriter Jane Goldman, The Woman In Black attempts to reclaim the spark that’s been missing from modern day horror productions through an eerie atmosphere and slow-burning minimalism.

Arthur Kipps (Daniel Radcliffe), a solicitor and father, is sent to a secluded village on the East Coast of England to sort out the affairs of a recently deceased Continue reading “Review: The Woman In Black (2012)”

US Box Office: February 3 – 5, 2012

Chronicle soared to victory at the US box office this weekend, fending off competition from The Woman In Black and Big Miracle. Josh Trank’s low-budget superhero-come-found-footage film reaped the rewards of its terrific reviews to a very impressive £22M haul, edging out horror remake The Woman In Black ($21M) by the skin of its teeth.

Last week’s big hitter The Grey fell two places to three with $9.5M, while The Big Miracle, Universal’s whale weepy starring Drew Barrymore, drew a more than Continue reading “US Box Office: February 3 – 5, 2012”

Trailer: The Woman In Black

Director: James Watkins

Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer and Shaun Dooley

Plot: A young lawyer travels to a remote village to organize a recently deceased client’s papers, where he discovers the ghost of a scorned woman set on vengeance.

UK Release: February 10, 2012