Rings (2017) – spoiler free review
It might be hard to imagine but The Ring (2002) was a really scary film when it first came out fifteen years ago (so long ago I know – I feel old). Well it was hopelessly terrifying to me at least. Before the ‘black hair curse’ thing became popular it really touched a nerve and I found it exceptionally frightening. It’s still a fond memory in my horror film scrapbook (imaginary) and also why I had to go to the cinema and watch the long awaited (kind of) threequel.
Rings, though part of the Ring franchise is also a film for a new generation of movie goers. The story, the videotape and indeed Samara herself (who now resembles a fully grown adult man) have all been updated, though I doubt hardcore fans mind too much. I’m not sure The Ring ever had some huge following anyway, mainly…
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