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Author: Zehra Phelan
We are pleased to launch an exclusive first look at Timothy Spall and Colm Meaney in the UK poster for The Journey – the story of two of Northern Ireland’s political forces, loyalist Ian Paisley and former Ira Commander Martin McGuinness, forced together over the final peace agreement, who reluctantly begin to form a bond.
The poster in which Spall looks uncannily like how Ben Stiller would look in his dotage depicts both men in their stature of power yet divided by the title, a reference to the division of Ireland as it stands, in both its political and religious beliefs.
The Hole and Killing Bono director, Nick Hamm, takes the helm to bring to life a script from screenwriter and former journalist, Colin Bateman. Joining Meaney and Spall is somewhat of a stellar cast with Toby Stephens (Believe, »
- Zehra Phelan
Don’t Knock Twice, 2016.
Directed by Caradog W. James
A mother desperate to reconnect with her troubled daughter becomes embroiled in the urban legend of a demonic witch.
The ever-likeable Katee Sackhoff strands herself in a well-made but trite Candyman knock-off that desperately strives to franchise itself out, but leans back on moldy haunted house tropes for the majority.
American sculptor Jess (Sackhoff) attempts to reconnect with her estranged British daughter Chloe (Lucy Boynton), who finds herself pursued by a relentless supernatural presence after knocking twice on the derelict home of her town’s deceased resident. Legend says that the demonic manifestation of the woman continues to haunt the house, and doesn’t take too kindly to Chloe’s visit.
Don’t Knock Twice is by no means a terrible film, »
- Shaun Munro
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Thankfully, less time is spent on the labored romantic relationship between Wells and Jane although we still have to put up with a little sugary morning nonsense.
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- Diana Keng
In the new horror film “Don’t Knock Twice,” there’s a disturbing urban legend involving a child-stealing witch living in an abandoned house. “Knock once to wake her from her bed, twice to raise her from the dead…” goes the rhyme, but when troubled teen Chloe (Lucy Boynton) raps at the door one night, she has no idea the horror she’s about to unleash. She flees to the country home of her estranged mother (Katee Sackhoff) — a former addict turned famous artist — and must learn to trust her after many years in order to stop the demon stalking them. It co-stars Nick Moran (“Lock, Stock and Two Smocking Barrels”), Richard Mylan (“The Upside of Anger”), Pooneh Hajimohammadi (“Words with Gods”), Jordan Bolger (“Peaky Blinders”) and more. Watch an exclusive clip from the film below.
Read More: ‘Don’t Knock Twice’ Trailer: Katee Sackoff and Her Kid Might Have »
- Vikram Murthi
The power of horror rarely lies in the script. Mood and atmosphere aren’t lines of dialogue or storyboarded action so much as a difficult balancing act every director performs. And while strong directors can elevate subpar scripts, they can’t save plots from themselves. The new supernatural horror film Don’t Knock Twice benefits greatly from the direction of Caradog James. He takes a story that almost immediately plunges viewers into an unexplained and messy mythology and, for the better part of an hour, manages to distract from its weaker aspects by implying something far more interesting. Unfortunately, then the third act happens, and the spell is broken.
This is the second film in a row where James has proven himself a talented orchestrator of complex low-budget genre fare (the first being his little-seen but effective sci-fi thriller The Machine), wringing the most out of a limited budget through »
- Alex McCown-Levy
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- Michael Stevens
Mother and child horror films aren’t hard to find, especially these days. The Babadook might be the best of the bunch in recent years, but there’s still Goodnight Mommy, Lyle, the Carrie remake, Prevenge and now, Don’t Knock Twice, starring Battlestar Galactica‘s Katee Sackhoff, which will bring witches and evil spirits into the equation.
The premise is simple enough: a guilt-ridden mother (Sackhoff) tries to save her estranged daughter (Lucy Boynton) from an apparent curse from a vengeful witch, which terrorizes and haunts them, in the vein of Candyman or The Ring. But with its unsettling imagery, disturbing visuals and jarring editing, Don’t Knock Twice — not to be confused with Mike Birbiglia’s Don’t Think Twice from last summer, which is a completely different movie— certainly looks promising. We hope to say the same when it enters theaters, whenever that might be in the United States. »
- Will Ashton
Don’T Knock Twice Starring Katee Sackhoff, Lucy Boynton & Nick Moran Directed by Caradog James Produced by John Giwa-Amu In UK Cinemas 31st March 2017 From the Award-winning team behind The Machine For Jess, life has never been better. A successful American sculptor, she has recently returned to the UK, where she spent much of …
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Simon Brew Jan 6, 2017
A quality horror heading your way in March. Here's the first trailer for Don't Knock Twice...
Here’s a treat heading your way soon. Starring Katee Sachoff, Lucy Boynton and Nick Moran, Don’t Knock Twice is a really good horror film that we caught last year. What’s more, it’s finally getting a UK cinema release this coming March. March 31st, to be exact.
And the shorter promo is here…
What’s that? You want a synopsis for the movie too? Gotcha.
For Jess, life has never been better. A successful American sculptor, she has recently returned to the UK, where she spent much of her troubled youth. »
Don’T Knock Twice is definitely not a knock, knock joke.
IFC Films debut an alternative poster which you can check out at the end of the article.
The horror film stars Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica), Lucy Boynton (The Blackcoat’S Daughter), Nick Moran (Lock, Stock And Two Smoking Barrells), Richard Mylan (Grownups) and Pooneh Hajimohammadi (The Machine). The film is directed by Caradog James.
Here’s the synopsis:
"Knock once to wake her from her bed, twice to raise her from the dead..." So goes a disturbing urban legend involving an abandoned house supposedly inhabited by a vengeful, child-stealing witch. When troubled teen Chloe (Lucy Boynton) raps at the door one night, she has no idea the horror she's about to unleash. Fleeing to the country home of her estranged mother (Katee Sackhoff)-a recovering addict who's turned her life around to become a famous artist-Chloe must »
- Gig Patta
February 3, 2017.
Check out the trailer below the official synopsis.
About Don't Knock Twice
"Knock once to wake her from her bed, twice to raise her from the dead..." So goes a disturbing urban legend involving an abandoned house supposedly inhabited by a vengeful, child-stealing witch.
When troubled teen Chloe (Lucy Boynton) raps at the door one night, she has no idea the horror she's about to unleash. Fleeing to the country home of her estranged mother (Katee Sackhoff)-a recovering addict who's turned her life around to become a famous artist-Chloe must learn to trust the woman who gave her up years ago in order to stop the bloodthirsty, shape-shifting demon stalking them.
This wild supernatural shocker »
"She believes that witches are conspiring to feed her to a demon." The seemingly safe confines of family and home provide no sanctuary from a witch hell-bent on claiming a mother's daughter in the official trailer for Don't Knock Twice, starring Katee Sackhoff.
Synopsis: "Knock once to wake her from her bed, twice to raise her from the dead…” So goes a disturbing urban legend involving an abandoned house supposedly inhabited by a vengeful, child-stealing witch. When troubled teen Chloe (Lucy Boynton) raps at the door one night, she has no idea the horror she’s about to unleash. Fleeing to the country home of her estranged mother (Katee Sackhoff)—a recovering addict who’s turned her life around to become a famous artist—Chloe must learn to trust the woman who gave her up years ago in order to stop the bloodthirsty, shape-shifting demon stalking them. This wild supernatural »
- Derek Anderson
12 items from 2017
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