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A horror I was always keen to visit with producer Guillermo Del Toro’s name attached, but feedback had been shaky at best. Personally, the film wasn’t terrible, in fact it had a lot of atmosphere to give.

Actor Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (of Game of Thrones fame) leads the film as Lucas, the brother of a father who disappeared mysteriously and how he has to care for his two nieces who had also disappeared only to be found alone in a woodland cabin. The two very young girls are traumatised from their experience, believing in a spiritual guardian they call Mama…

The film is a very simple premise, one of has been done before, but similar to Del Toro’s other production project The Orphanage, Mama has a lot of presence and atmosphere as well as some nice character development. I think my only grievance with the movie (asides some mildly frustrating horror…

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