(From left) Roman Christou, Linda Cardellini and Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen in a scene from The Curse of La Llorona (category: IIB), directed by Michael Chaves.

The Curse of La Llorona film review: The Conjuring horror universe expands into Latin American folklore

  • Linda Cardellini plays a widowed social worker in 1970s Los Angeles, whose family is targeted by the malevolent spirit of a 300-year-old Mexican woman
  • The period setting is just a backdrop for what turns out to be a conventional, if occasionally effective, ghost story
Topic |   American films

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(From left) Roman Christou, Linda Cardellini and Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen in a scene from The Curse of La Llorona (category: IIB), directed by Michael Chaves.
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David Harbour and Sasha Lane in Hellboy, directed by Neil Marshall, and also starring Ian McShane and Milla Jovovich.

Hellboy film review: Stranger Things’ David Harbour anchors kitsch and excessively gory reboot

  • Starring Stranger Things’ David Harbour, this blood-splattered, ripsnorting reboot, set in Britain, is sure to get your heart thumping
  • Harbour is an excellent Hellboy, delivering his sardonic put-downs just right
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David Harbour and Sasha Lane in Hellboy, directed by Neil Marshall, and also starring Ian McShane and Milla Jovovich.
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