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The Awakening (2012 film)

2 Ratings: 4.0
A 2012 film directed by Nick Murphy
2 reviews about The Awakening (2012 film)
review by . June 09, 2013
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A British Ghost Story That Exercises Confidence and Poise That Allows it to Surpass Conventions
I like ghost stories, especially stories that stem from a certain period. I actually like them a little more than actual horror films. Granted, most ghost stories have that way of turning things towards the unexpected, despite the fact that it follows certain pathways in the script that may feel too familiar. I suppose the best way to approach a ghost story is to allow oneself to get immersed in its atmosphere and to pay heed in what it is trying to express. “The Awakening” is a British …
review by . August 20, 2012
posted in Movie Hype
Star Rating:         The Awakening plays it safe as far as supernatural thrillers go, providing audiences with such reliable hallmarks as a melodramatic plot, an ending with several twists, and plenty in the way suspense and shocks. That it’s unoriginal, there can be no question. Nevertheless, there’s no denying the skill that went into it. It is, above all, an incredibly good-looking film; the atmosphere is one of perpetual gloom, the sun shrouded by gray …
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