Τετάρτη, 11 Δεκεμβρίου 2013

The awakening

The awakening


The Awakening is one masterpiece of Horror Cinema. The film produced in United Kingdom by David M. Thompson and according to Cinema critics is a good film (rotten tomatoes average score 5.7 /10, Daily Telegraph rated the film 4/5).



 The cast of awakening


In film perform Rebecca Hall plays the main female role of Florence Cathcart, Dominic West, Imelda Stauton, Lucy Cohu, John Shrapnel and Shaun Dooley.    

The plot of Awakening


The story line of the film is about supernatural phenomena in a boarding school and the period after World War I. The main character is Florence Cathcart a published and respected author on supernatural hoaxes. Her reputation is so well established that Florence works with Police in many cases to reveal charlatans etc.

Robert Mallory is a teacher from a boarding school and visits Florence with a request to investigate the unexplained death of a student and to research the hypothetical relation with the sighting of a child ghost.

Florence visits the boarding school. Her first though was that the sighting of a ghost of a child is a prank played by one of the students. Florence starts her work by interviewing the teacher who was the last who saw alive the dead student.  After a few days the school is closed for half – term and the only occupants left are Robert (the teacher), Maud (the housekeeper), the lonely boy whose parents live in India and Florence.

It was unexplained the attack from a mysterious hand to Florence from the pond. The others believe, the attack was a suicide attempt. After the recovery Florence recovers and hears another unexplained noise. A mutual attraction is developed slowly between Florence and Robert.

Unexplained supernatural events appear and more revelations. Florence walks in the woods when the Edward the grounds keeper attacks her in an attempt to rape her. Florence fights to defend herself and she is helped by an unexplained supernatural force. Florence kills Edward.

At the last 30 minutes of film a series of revelations appear. Scene by scene, the fiction of the film travel the viewer to the background, of Florence childhood.  

You can wath the trailer of the film, bellow: 


 In case you would like to read this article in Greek language you can visit by clinking here on serrres news site. 

        

Δευτέρα, 9 Δεκεμβρίου 2013

The Conjuring

The Conjuring



Sorry, for not writing the previous months! I was very busy about other unwelcome projects but I’m back with a new masterpiece of Horror Cinema,

The Conjuring is a supernatural – horror film, directed by James Wan in North Carolina. According to film – the fiction location of the film is Harrisvile in Rhode Island.  The story line of the film follows the usual fictional structure – group of innocent people, in Conjuring case , a family with five daughters is trapped in a house under the unexplained and deadly force of a demon. The film uses supernatural powers as villain and the main characters are the family and two supernatural investigators.

The cast of “The Conjuring” film


Vera Farmiga performs the part of Lorraine Warren (Supernatural Investigator). Patrick Wilson plays the part of Ed Warren (Supernatural Investigators).  Ron Livingston plays the part of Roger Perron (father of the family), Lilli Taylor plays the part of Carolyn Perron (mother of the family). Five daughters – five young actresses - Οι Shanley Caswell, Hayley McFarland, Joey King, Mackewnzie Foy, Kyla Deaver.

The main persons behind “The Conjuring” film


As I have mentioned above the film “Conjuring” was directed by James Wan. The script of the film is written by Chad and Carey Hayes. The horror masterpiece was produced by Tony DeRosa – Grund, Peter Safran and Rod Cowan.

The soundtrack of “The Conjuring” film


The music of the film was written by Joseph Bishara but beyond the main theme, songs of The Zombies “Time of the season”, Betsy Bryce “Sleep Walk” and Dead Man’s Bones “In the room where you sleep” enrich the film.

Commercial Success of the Film


The box office of film “The Conjuring” is beyond 300 million USD, 145 million from United States Market and the other from International Market (Asia, Europe, Australia and South America). Obviously “The Conjuring” is a huge commercial success and soon it will be a horror film franchise, the pre production of Conjuring II is has already started.

On the following video, you can see the trailer of film “The Conjuring”.