The Woman in Black ★★★½

"THE WOMAN IN BLACK is a chilling tale that knows all the tricks. It knows how creepy mere children’s toys can be in the right light – further, it knows how creepy children themselves can be when draped with a certain detached melancholy. What’s best, is the way it knows how a darkened theatre is the best way to take advantage of an audience’s imagination, merely by the sound of an unexpected thump one floor above. It’s a great ghost story – and it doesn’t even have to hold the flashlight to its chin..."

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