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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

Essays

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

Film

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

TV

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Plot: When withdrawn Kenny ( 252 more words

2016

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

Film

Introducing Our Keynote Speaker: James Watkins

We are excited to announce James Watkins is the keynote speaker for the 2017 Mid-South Christian Writers Conference.

Known for his love of Scripture, fun sense of humor, and gracious encouragement to other writers, Jim is a popular speaker at writers conferences across the country and around the world. 236 more words

Mid-South Christian Writers Conference

James Watkins' EDEN LAKE (2008): A terrifying British tale of violence

James Watkins’ “Eden Lake” is one truly terrifying British horror film which take places in an idyllic scenario and tells the story of a couple on a weekend break in an apparently peaceful lake location, until they have to deal with a group of teenagers and with the consequences of it. 167 more words

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