horror, science fiction, Television, TV, Writers

THIS GREEN UNPLEASANT LAND – THE VISIONS OF NIGEL KNEALE

With the release of an updated version of the excellent biography Into the Unknown – the fantastic life of Nigel Kneale (Andy Murray, Headpress) this seems like a good time to burrow deep into my archives and exhume an article I wrote for the now defunct digital magazine Cult TV Times. Enjoy… Continue reading

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british film, horror, Movies, reveiws

Review – The Woman in Black 2: The Angel of Death

As German bombs rain down on London, young teacher Eve (Phoebe Fox) accompanies her stern headmistress Mrs Hogg (Helen McCrory) as they evacuate a group of children to the English countryside. Among their charges is Edward (Oaklee Pendergast) a traumatised young boy who has become mute following the bombing that killed his parents. Eve forms a bond with the child though Mrs Hogg disapproves. On the train journey out, Eve also meets Harry Burnstow (Jeremy Irvine) a dashing young bomber pilot who has been stationed nearby, something that raises Mrs Hogg’s disapproving eyebrow still further. Continue reading

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