‘The Woman In Black’ Is The UK’s Most Popular Horror Film Ever

(Written for Rough Cut Reviews)

The Woman in Black has become the most successful UK horror film since records began 20 years ago.

The film, which tells the story of a grieving widower haunted by a mysterious ghost on a remote island, has remained number one at the UK’s box office since its release three weeks ago, totalling more than £14 million in ticket sales to date.

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The Woman in Black – Film Review

(Written for Rough Cut Reviews)

Starring Harry Potter actor Daniel Radcliffe, The Woman in Black is based on Susan Hill’s 1983 horror fiction of the same name, which was later adapted on to the London stage.

The gothic horror follows the narrative of young solicitor Arthur Kipps (Radcliffe), who is summoned to Eel Marsh House in the North East of England to handle the estate of its owner; Alice Drablow. Located on an island in the marshes, Kipps starts work on the paperwork but soon begins to hear strange noises from the room above.

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