[Review] The Limehouse Golem (2017) – by Kieran Fisher

Foreign correspondent Kieran Fisher steps in to review the Jane Goldman adaptation of “Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem” in Juan Carlos Medina’s horror thriller The Limehouse Golem. The film spares no crimson bloodshed when it comes to displaying the horror of a killer striking London, England. Bill Nighy stars as Inspector Kildare with Olivia Cooke as a troubled witness to the murder. Check out Kieran’s review below.

The Limehouse Golem (2017) (3.5 / 5)

THE LIMEHOUSE GOLEM – RLJ Entertainment

IN THEATERS AND AVAILABLE ON VOD AND DIGITAL HD: September 8, 2017

DIRECTED BY: Juan Carlos Medina

WRITTEN BY: Jane Goldman, based on the novel “Dan Leno and the Limehouse Golem” by Peter Ackroyd

CAST: Bill Nighy, Olivia Cooke, Douglas Booth, Daniel Mays, and Eddie Marsan

SYNOPSIS: The city of London is gripped with fear as a serial killer – dubbed The Limehouse Golem – is on the loose and leaving cryptic messages written in his victim’s blood. With few leads and increasing public pressure, Scotland Yard assigns the case to Inspector Kildare (Bill Nighy) – a seasoned detective with a troubled past and a sneaking suspicion he’s being set up to fail. Faced with a long list of suspects, including music hall star Dan Leno (Douglas Booth), Kildare must get help from a witness who has legal troubles of her own (Olivia Cooke), so he can stop the murders and bring the killer to justice.

GENRE: Thriller

DISTRIBUTOR: RLJ Entertainment

 

Kieran Fisher
Kieran is a man with a mission: to watch every single B grade horror and action movie ever made. In addition to (poorly) running That's Not Current, you can also find him over at Film School Rejects, Diabolique Magazine, and some other places that don't mind being soiled by his presence.