Shirley Henderson is a truly great actress. We see this in her latest film Never Steady, Never Still.
Ghost House is one of those movies that you go into not really knowing what to expect and whether it will have the desired effect to be classed as a decent horror movie.
For those now in their sixties and older, particularly if they spent their youth in London, “My Generation” is a fun trip down memory lane. And for the younger generation it could be a revelation as to what Granny and Grandad got up to in their youth.
This pristine 4K presentation of the comedy-horror classic looks so good that the years melt away, and allow the brilliant tone of this film – uncanny, arch and witty – to shine through.
A solid, stolid and slightly stodgy western that’s made special by Lucien Ballard’s nice camera work, the craggy presence of Charles Bronson and a nice collection of supporting character actors, together at last.
It was once described by its own producer as “the most boring film ever made” and was banned in its country of origin for 20 years.