KIM NEWMAN REVIEWS THE RITUAL

By 20th October 2017Uncategorised

Detailed review from the incomparable Kim Newman. With Mark Kermode, if we were lucky enough to get their reactions, these were the two responses that my anticipation and apprehension in equal parts were the most wired into [wrings flannel over bucket].

“The laddish set-up, an archetypal bit of business that evokes The World’s End or Last Orders, shades soon into dark stuff that touches on Deliverance, Southern Comfort, The Blair Witch Project and many other walk-in-the-woods horror movies (including the similarly-named Rituals) … The in-group bantz are well-played by a good British cast, with each of the gang getting a few distinctive bits before the horror starts and then dragged along their own individual road to a gruesome fate when the scary stuff goes into overdrive.”

Full review here

 

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