|release date||October 19 2009|
|studio||Seven Arts Pictures|
|writer||Anthony Hickox, Robin Squire, Combe|
|starring||Nathalie Press, Hugh Bonneville, Joan Plowright, Matthieu Boujenah, Tamsin Egerton, Jamie Harris, Lorcan O'Toole, Miles Ronayne|
|trailer 1||Trailer #1|
SynopsisA successful Wall Street trader returns to England with her new husband and five-year-old son, but their new start together turns into a nightmare when they move into a country house which contains a terrible secret.
With most haunted house movies, only the first half is scary. Why? Because all of the ghostly activity is completely unexplained in the first half. There are banging noises and creepy whispers and flickering lights and bass-voiced toddlers, and nobody knows what the hell is going on. But then the second half rolls around, and of course the ghost needs a back story, and the ghost’s death needs to be avenged, and before you know it the ghost is reduced to a nagging spiritual presence, needing all this random shit done like your wife on Saturday morning, and the whole movie just stops being frightening. With few exceptions, the modern haunted house movie serves the ghost rather than the audience. …Read More