Film Review: Black Death (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is tasked with learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village. REVIEW: Written by: Dario Poloni Directed by: Christopher Smith Starring: Eddie Redmayne, Sean Bean, Carice van Houten, David Warner, Kimberly Nixon QUICK FIX: Osmund (not Donnie OR Marie, sadly) is a young monk back in 1384 who is living … Continue reading

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Black Death: Gruesome New Red-Band Trailer

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A new Red-band trailer for Christopher Smith’s BLACK DEATH has debuted on Hulu, and it prominently displays the use of some crazy looking medieval torture devices. In the trailer a heretic renounces his belief in God as he is shoved inside what appears to be a nasty relative of the Iron Maiden. Due to the graphic nature of the film, the trailer is not deemed suitable for all audiences.

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Black Death: announces new poster

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BLACK DEATH starring Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne and Carice van Houten! Synopsis: Set during the time of the first outbreak of bubonic plague in England, a young monk is tasked with learning the truth about reports of people being brought back to life in a small village. BLACK DEATH will be available via On-Demand, Xbox, Playstation, Vudu, Amazon.com and iTunes February 4 and in theaters starting March 11. For more information please visit: http://blackdeathfilm.com Become … Continue reading

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Magnet Claims US Rights to BLACK DEATH

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Magnet Releasing Takes US Rights to BLACK DEATH New York – October 20, 2010 –The Wagner/Cuban Company’s Magnet Releasing, genre arm of Magnolia Pictures announced today that it has acquired US rights from HanWay Film to Christopher Smith’s BLACK DEATH. Starring Sean Bean (The Lord of the Rings), BLACK DEATH is a creepy, pitch perfect medieval period film that expertly channels such UK classics as The Wicker Man and Witchfinder General. Christopher Smith’s cult hit … Continue reading

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Black Death: on Blu-ray and DVD on October 18th.

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It’s creeping death! Chris Smith’s Black Death stars stars Sean Bean, Eddie Redmayne, Carice van Houten, Kimberly Nixon, Emun Elliot, John Lynch, Andy Nyman, Johnny Harris, David Warner, Marianne Graffam and Tim McInnerny. Here, Medieval Englandhasfallen under the shadow of the Black Death. In this apocalyptic world, filled with fear andsuperstition, a young monk called Osmund is charged in leading a fearsome knight, Ulric and his group of mercenaries to a remote marsh.

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