Ghost Stories (2017) & The Ritual (2017) – Double British Horror Review

emmakwall (explains it all)


Who doesn’t love a Brit of horror…

Ghost Stories (2017)

Ghost Stories was written and directed by Andy Nyman – who I first saw in Severance (2006) (cooking a pie) and seems an exceptionally clever fella (though maybe a bit smug) and Jeremy Dyson – who OF COURSE helped create brilliant 90s black comedy The League of Gentlemen. Now I don’t wanna insult the guy, he’s been involved with loads of stuff (probably), but The League was a big favourite of mine back in the day and I’ll always associate the foursome with it, no matter what they do. Sorry.

Anyway. Given these facts, the weird trailer and the cast of comedy actors including Tim from The Office (sometimes known as Martin Freeman) and Paul Whitehouse, you would be forgiven for assuming that Ghost Stories is actually really very like The League of Gentlemen, i.e. – extremely peculiar but mainly very funny. And whilst 

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2 Responses to Ghost Stories (2017) & The Ritual (2017) – Double British Horror Review

  1. johnrieber says:

    Thanks for bringing this one to my attention!

  2. beetleypete says:

    Since my 2019 comment, I have watched both of these. I liked both of them, but much preferred Ghost Stories of the two.
    As ever, Pete. XXX

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