Review: ‘Crimson Peak’ is campy gothic horror that won’t actually scare you
Crimson Peak is a deliciously gothic soap opera masquerading as a horror film
The film, co-written and directed by Guillermo del Toro, is a campy romp through a haunted house, loaded with stunning visuals that put every inch of its $55 million budget on display. It’s so gorgeous to look at and so carefully put together that you might not mind the meandering plot.
Starring Mia Wasikowska, Tom Hiddleston and Jessica Chastain (who shines as the film’s true villain), the film takes viewers back to the late 19th century, plodding back and forth between New York and England. Read more…
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