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Hammer returns to the '70s with the retro-horror flick The Quiet Ones

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Hammer was the British master of horror movies in the '60s and '70s, and now the famed production company is returning to its heyday with The Quiet Ones, about a group of students led by professor Jared Harris who manage to create a ghost. Here's the trailer.

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The official synopsis, as per Hammer's website:

Inspired by true events,THE QUIET ONES tells the story of an unorthodox professor (Harris) who uses controversial methods and leads his best students off the grid to take part in a dangerous experiment: to create a poltergeist. Based on the theory that paranormal activity is caused by human negative energy, the rogue scientists perform a series of tests on a young patient, pushing her to the edge of sanity. As frightening occurrences begin to take place with shocking and gruesome consequences, the group quickly realizes they have triggered a force more terrifying and evil than they ever could have imagined.

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I'm a Hammer fanboy anyways, but being set in the '70s, this looks like a classic, old-school Hammer horror movie, and I love it. You can practically imagine Peter Cushing in the role of the professor. Add a few topless ladies and some bright red corn syrup for blood, and I'd swear it was 40 years old.

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If it's as spooky and as beautifully shot as The Woman in Black, I'll be happy. That was the last movie that scared me. Not The Conjuring. Not Sinister. The Woman in Black.