Film Review: MARY REILLY (1996)

MARY REILLY *** USA / UK 1996 Dir: Stephen Frears. 108 mins Adapted by Christopher Hampton from Valerie Martin’s novel, this tail-end entry in Hollywood’s early 90’s Gothic horror cycle (spun off from Coppola’s BRAM STOKER’S DRACULA) was a costly failure at the time and misleadingly sold as a full-blown genre film. Hampton’s take on … Continue reading “Film Review: MARY REILLY (1996)”

FABULOUS FILMS RELEASING A HAUNTING RETELLING OF A CLASSIC HORROR TALE

The story of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde is given a new twist when seen through the innocent eyes of Dr. Jekyll’s housemaid MARY REILLY. This classic drama starring Julia Roberts and John Malkovich is directed by Stephen Frears and is available for the first time on Blu-ray this May. Many of the cast and … Continue reading “FABULOUS FILMS RELEASING A HAUNTING RETELLING OF A CLASSIC HORROR TALE”