The legendary Hammer Films will return to the big screen with the production: The Woman In Black. Set to be released in February 2012, the film stars Harry Potter’s Daniel Radcliffe. Hammer Films had previously attempted a comeback with 2011’s The Resident, which went directly to video. The Woman In Black is a period piece and deals with a ghost … Continue reading
The Awakening deals with ghosts and the supernatural. Set in the 1920s, The Awakening stars Rebecca Hall as a non-believer who makes a living disproving the existence of paranormal entities. Though the film was recently released to theaters in the United Kingdom, it has yet to find a release date in North America. Dominic West also stars. It’s great to see … Continue reading
Due for release in early 2012 is The Devil Inside. The film is shot documentary-style but also includes elements of found footage. The story deals with exorcisms and murder. The protagonist investigates what really happened to her mother who had undergone an exorcism Exocrism movies have already ventured into the fake documentary/found footage genre with 2010’s The Last Exorcism. Hopefully, The Devil … Continue reading
Set to be released in March 2012 is The Raven, a crime thriller starring John Cusack as mystery writer Edgar Allan Poe. The story is set in the nineteenth century. A serial killer is on the loose and the police enlist Edgar Allan Poe to help apprehend the perpetrator. The film is currently in post-production.
Brace yourself (or not). Soon to be released is Contagion, the latest film from award-winning director Steven Soderbergh. It stars Matt Damon, Gwyneth Paltrow and Laurence Fishburne. Until I saw an advertisement for this film on the side of a bus a few weeks ago, I hadn’t heard of this film. It deals with a highly contagious, lethal virus that infects … Continue reading