By Mark O’Neill
Contributing Writer, [GAS]
Classic film fans, I bring good news! After 30 years, Hammer Films is making a comeback with its first horror movie!
Its last horror flick was in 1976 with Christopher Lee, “To the Devil a Daughter“. Now once again, they are venturing back into scaring the crap out of people with a movie called “The Wake Wood”.
So what is this new film about? Well, according to Hammer’s press release :
Still grieving the death of nine-year-old Alice – their only child – at the jaws of a crazed dog, vet Patrick and pharmacist Louise relocate to the remote town of Wake Wood where they learn of a pagan ritual that will allow them three more days with Alice. The couple find the idea disturbing and exciting in equal measure, but once they agree terms with Arthur, the village’s leader, a far bigger question looms – what will they do when it’s time for Alice to go back?
No Christopher Lee in this one but I wonder if Hammer can tempt him back in future movies? If so, we might see classics similar to this one –