Tuesday, February 28th, 2012

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Just got back from seeing this, and...

I really loved it... )

See this film if:
  • You long for the glory days of sumptuous, Victorian-set Hammer Horrors
  • You like creepy and spooky and every so often getting a shock that will jump you out of your seat
  • You want to spend a long time staring into DanRad'sbig blue eyes
  • You want to see a film with a lead female character who has agency and drives the story
Don't see this film if:
  • You want ACTION ALL THE TIME and hate atmosphere-building
  • You don't like scary films; or indeed if you hate the Surly Native style of horror film - where things would be a lot easier for the hero if only people would talk to him
  • You fancied Annie from Life on Mars, because Liz White is not a doe-eyed beauty in this.
  • You insist on a non-technical Bechdel pass


I give it, 9/10 and definitely think it's better than the TV version. But I would caution that the 12A rating is definitely on the liberal side of movie ratings, because I would have crapped myself had I seen that at 12.

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