The Ritual

The Ritual
  • 2017
  • UK
  • 1h 34min
  • 15
  • Directed by: David Bruckner
  • Cast: Rafe Spall, Robert James-Collier, Arsher Ali
  • UK release: 13 October 2017

A group of male thirtysomethings go for a hiking holiday in Sweden in memory of a dead friend, but there’s a Malign Presence in the woods. There’s plenty of atmosphere, style and sturdy characterisation but not enough fresh scares or potent revelations, and we’ve been lost in trees like these too often before.

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The Ritual

9 Oct 20173 stars

Rafe Spall heads up a somewhat successful woods-based horror from David Bruckner

If you go down to the woods with a horror movie, you want to be sure of getting some decent surprises. Adapted from a 2011 novel by British writer Adam Nevill, American director David Bruckner's shocker has the atmosphere, style and sturdy…

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