Double Horror Film Review: Rings (2017) and Goodnight Mommy (2014)

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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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4 Responses to Double Horror Film Review: Rings (2017) and Goodnight Mommy (2014)

  1. ManInBlack says:

    I also revisited my comments from the original post and have since acquired Amazon Prime full time and have seen (and reviewed) both films. 😉

    I don’t know if you saw but the inevitable remake of Goodnight Mommy is on there, starring Naomi Watts (from the US version of The Ring). Suffice to say I’ve not had the energy to watch it yet, so…over to you! 😛

  2. beetleypete says:

    I checked my comment from 2017, and still haven’t seen the second film. But since then, I have paid for Amazon Prime.
    As ever, Pete. XXX

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