Writer: Jon Croker
Cast: Phoebe Fox, Helen McCrory, Jeremy Irvine
Running time: 98mins
The lowdown: When a British horror movie does £20m, a sequel is frighteningly inevitable. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death arrives minus star Daniel Radcliffe, but with an intriguing new story concerning children evacuated to the countryside during World War 2. Unfortunately, they arrive at the most dangerous house in England, residence of one particularly stern matron. Phoebe Fox impresses in the Radcliffe “must-solve-the-mystery” role and twists on the WiB formula are about enough to justify a return journey to this Hammer house of horrors.
The full verdict: Whatever form it takes – first rate novel, hit stage play, terrifying 1989 TV movie, crowd ...Read More