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Don't Be Afraid of the Dark

Rating:R (for violence and terror)
Genre:Horror, Suspense/Thriller
Release Date:August 26, 2011
Running time:100 minutes
Cast:Katie Holmes, Guy Pearce, Alan Dale, Bailee Madison, Jack Thompson
Director:Troy Nixey
Writer:Matthew Robbins, Guillermo del Toro
Distributor:Miramax Films

Web Site: http://www.dontbeafraidofthedark.com

Description: Blackwood Manor has new tenants. While architect Alex Hurst and his girlfriend Kim restore their Gothic mansion's period interiors, Alex's young daughter Sally investigates, spurred by the voices-rasping whispers who call out to her from the basement, who promise her understanding and friendship, who are so very hungry and would like to be set free. When Sally gives in to her curiosity, she opens a gateway into a hellish underworld. Confronted with the horror that now threatens to taker her life and destroy her family, Sally desperately tries to warn the whole house, but no one believes her. Will she make them understand in time, or will they become another chapter in the centuries-long horror story of Blackwood Manor?

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