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Harbour (Adrian Rawlins), as his name might suggest, is an accommodating sort of chap, a human haven for his suicidal sibling Wilbur. After inheriting his father's Scottish bookshop, he also becomes a place of safety for single mother Alice (Shirley Henderson) and her daughter. An Education director Lone Scherfig's first English language film is a touching but bleak story of two Glaswegian brothers' love for the same woman. »
*full disclosure: a Blu-Ray screener of this film was provided by 20th Century Fox for review. Director: James McTeigue. Writers: Ben Livingston and Hannah Shakespeare. Cast: John Cusack, Luke Evans, Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson, Kevin McNally, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Jimmy Yuill, Sam Hazeldine, Pam Ferris, Brendan Coyle, Adrian Rawlins, Aidan Feore, and Dave Legeno. Tagline: "The only one who can stop a serial killer is the man who inspired him." The Raven originally released in theatres in April, 2012. The film was well received; but, this title was by no means a hit. Recently, this feature was released for the first time on home video formats (October 9th). The Raven is light entertainment. Although Edgar Allan Poe was a famous American writer with an interesting history, the film here is a fictional account of Poe's final days. Poe must track down his nemesis by revisiting his best works such as "The Raven »
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By Erin Lashley, MoreHorror.com
When Michael Calls - 1972
Helen begins receiving phone calls from a troubled child who claims to be her nephew Michael. The problem is that Michael died fifteen years ago.
Phone calls from beyond the grave are bad enough, and these sound mighty eerie, if you are affected by sounds in horror films the way that I am. But what really has the potential to be chilling is the idea that, if it’s not a ghost calling, then someone has to be absolutely batshit crazy to perpetrate a hoax like this. Not only that, but they’ve managed to coerce a living child into making the phone calls.
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“The Raven” also stars Alice Eve, Brendan Gleeson, Luke Evans, Kevin McNally, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Jimmy Yuill, Sam Hazeldine, Pam Ferris, Brendan Coyle, Adrian Rawlins, Aidan Feore and Dave Legeno from director James McTeigue and writers Ben Livingston and Hannah Shakespeare. The film opens nationwide on April 27, 2012.
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The Woman In Black marks a few firsts. One, it’s the first foray into the gothic ghost story for the revived Hammer, a studio famous for its classic, gory interpretations of Dracula and Frankenstein. Two, it marks the cinema debut for Susan Hill’s 1983 novel of the same name, having already conquered the West End as the second longest-running stage play in its history.
Three, this is the first post-Potter outing for Daniel Radcliffe, who stars as Arthur Kipps, a young lawyer haunted by both the recent death of his wife and the terrifying ghost of the film’s title. Having already made a successful debut weekend at the Us, The Woman In Black arrives in UK cinemas this Friday, »
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