Daniel Radcliffe, channeling Peter Cushing, visits a moldy old house away out on the moors. There's a secret tragedy there, disgruntled locals, and terrible outcomes in this poetic return of the Hammer films of old. If you enjoy your ghost stories, chasing shadows, and enjoy them...
A young lawyer (Radcliffe) travels to a remote village where he discovers the vengeful ghost of a scorner woman is terrorizing the locals. -- (C) CBS Films
Directed by: James Watkins
Release Date: February 3, 2012
DVD Release Date: May 22, 2012
Stats: 7,975 reviews
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May 11, 2013
This movie understands fear. Radcliffe proves that he can stand alone as a brilliant actor. This movie is so good at inspiring moments of pure terror as Radcliffe paces down the hall and the camera zooms in all too perfectly. Dread and anticipation and horror are all present in t...
January 30, 2013fb733768972
"The Woman in Black" boasts a solid performance by Daniel Radcliffe, but fresh out of the "Harry Potter" series, it is definitely hard to adapt to his new style of acting, although it has yet to be shown that is range of acting is broad. As a lawyer travels away from his some to ...
January 4, 2013
A lawyer and single parent still grieving the loss of his wife is sent to a country mansion supposedly haunted by a woman who causes the local children to commit suicide. Daniel Radcliffe's first foray into a world beyond Hogwart's is a Gothic ghost story in the tradition of Hamm...
December 31, 2012
Hmmm a 12 rated "Horror" film?! Yep it doesn't really work, the only scares are predictable jumpy loud noise moments and spooky imagery. It has quite a dark story behind it though, it's just unfortunate that there is a real lack of dialogue with long quiet sections of Daniel Radc...
October 31, 2012
The original kind of scary movie here, and I really enjoy this type...I miss this type. This is old cinema, haunted house scary. Creepy. Spooky. Suspenseful. Very well done. Daniel Radcliffe was excellent (and I am NOT a Harry Potter fan). I think that he will continue to have an...
October 16, 2012
The Woman in Black is directed beautifully by James Watkins who I have to say has done really well considering this is only his second feature film. The cinematography, set, props, costume etc are fantastic and really make the film. The acting is not so great though, Roger Allam ...
October 15, 2012
"The Woman in Black is the first grown up film I have seen Daniel Radcliffe in since his Potter days. I thought he was great. I thought it would be weird seeing him play a father, but it wasn't. The story is sad and disturbing. There wasn't a lot of dialogue which I...
October 13, 2012
A throwback horror film that has no gore whatsoever and tries to scare you with the things that go bump in the night. The story is pretty interesting and has an ending that fits the material nicely and is even somewhat unexpected. It is a little slow and boring in parts since the...
September 13, 2012
If it wasn't for small bits of CGI and lots of Japanese style screaming ghost faces, this could have been made back in Hammer's hay day. The film is slightly let down by the fact that too much is shown on screen. I've always felt that less is more when it comes to a psychologica...
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