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Jeremy Irvine and Phoebe Fox talk Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death

Following the success of the unnerving first instalment of The Woman in Black, I went to meet with stars of the sequel, Jeremy Irvine and Phoebe Fox, to talk horror, rocking chairs and men in shorts… Q: So, the film draws on many traditions of the horror genre, what is it about these elements that make the film so scary for audiences? Jeremy – A lot of it is down to sound mixing and the way that you prepare a scare through the editing. We all know something is about to happen and then it happens when you don’t expect it, and that’s when you get the best jumps. Phoebe – One of the things that works really well in the first movie, and in the play, that feeds through into our movie is the sound of the rocking chair – it’s terrifying! Q: There’s a very creepy atmosphere, as you menti...