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A long time ago at a Film Night far, far away we watched the 1989 version of The Woman in Black. Compared to that, this 2012  685 more words

2017 MSCWC Wrap-Up

A Guest Post by

April Carpenter, Conference Director

While deciding what I should say in this blog post, I thought about James Watkins’ first keynote presentation, “Ten Creative Commandments.” 299 more words

Mid-South Christian Writers Conference

The Woman in Black was Buried Along with Her Name

A version of this article originally appeared on the now defunct online magazine Cultural Transmogrifier. This film review was published in 2012 with the theatrical release of  862 more words


The Woman in Black (2012)

The Woman In Black

Director: James Watkins
Producers: Richard Jackson, Simon Oakes, Brian Oliver
Stars:  Daniel Radcliffe, Ciarán Hinds, Janet McTeer, Liz White

Based on Susan Hill’s 1983 novel of the same name. 447 more words


If Black Mirror was the Cannes Film Festival, I wouldn't hesitate to give this episode the Palme d'Or

Black Mirror: Shut Up and Dance

*Contains Spoilers*

I always find that Black Mirror is most effective when it’s set in the present. Forget the flying cars, the wearable technology and the Orwellian social orders – episodes set in the reality we inhabit are the scariest of all. 627 more words


Black Mirror - Season 3- Episode 3 - Shut Up and Dance

Director: James Watkins

Writer: William Bridges (Screenplay) Charlie Brooker (Story)

Starring: Alex Lawther, Jerome Flynn, Susannah Doyle, Frankie Wilson, Jimmy Roye-Dunne, Hanna Steele


Plot: When withdrawn Kenny ( 252 more words


The Woman In Black (2012)

A single parent still grieving the loss of his wife is sent to a country mansion supposedly haunted by a woman who causes the local children to commit suicide. 170 more words