Film Review: THE HOLE IN THE GROUND (2019)

THE HOLE IN THE GROUND **** Ireland / Belgium / Finland 2019 Dir: Lee Cronin. 90 mins Co-writer / director Lee Cronin’s modest, absorbing film joins a cycle of recent evil kid movies (PET SEMATARY, BRIGHTBURN, THE PRODIGY) and also a mini wave of doppelganger / changeling pictures (LOOK AWAY, CAM, US). The audience is … Continue reading “Film Review: THE HOLE IN THE GROUND (2019)”

FEAR WILL DRAG YOU INTO ‘THE HOLE IN THE GROUND’

Something nasty is lurking in the forest in what might be the most frightening film of the year THE HOLE IN THE GROUND, a nerve-jangling mix of The Witch and Hereditary. A bold and brilliantly constructed cross between Pet Sematary and Invasion of the Body Snatchers, the debut feature from writer-director Lee Cronin is a … Continue reading “FEAR WILL DRAG YOU INTO ‘THE HOLE IN THE GROUND’”

MUST SEE IRISH HORROR ‘THE HOLE IN THE GROUND’

THE HOLE IN THE GROUND arrives in cinemas this week – the latest horror to explore the terrifying realities of raising children. The stress, the lack of sleep, and the anxiety of bringing up these little monsters to be well-rounded human beings. Which is all the more complicated if they turn out to be actual monsters, … Continue reading “MUST SEE IRISH HORROR ‘THE HOLE IN THE GROUND’”

EXCLUSIVE CLIP FOR ‘THE HOLE IN THE GROUND’ DROPS

Something nasty is lurking in the forest in what might be the most frightening film of the year, a nerve-jangling mix of The Witch and Hereditary, from formidable first time director Lee Cronin. Directed by Lee Cronin, THE HOLE IN THE GROUND stars Seána Kerslake, James Quinn Markey, Steve Wall, Eoin Macken and James Cosmo. … Continue reading “EXCLUSIVE CLIP FOR ‘THE HOLE IN THE GROUND’ DROPS”

Film Review: MONOCHROME (2018)

MONOCHROME ** UK 2018 Dir: Thomas Lawes 110 mins Unspooling like an over-extended TV pilot, this pedestrian would-be “thriller” has an impressive performance by Jo Woodcock as the young girlfriend of the guy who has just been arrested for the biggest pension fraud since Robert Maxwell. Taking refuge in a series of well-to-do households around … Continue reading “Film Review: MONOCHROME (2018)”