Mini-Review – The Woman in Black

The Woman in Black Mercifully Short Review by Jonathan Empson Widowed and depressed lawyer Arthur (Daniel Radcliffe) is sent to a remote village to sort out the paperwork in a deceased woman’s crumbling old manor house. There, instead of supermarket coupons and catalogues full of velour comfortwear (this is vaguely Edwardian in setting) he discovers … Read more

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