MAMA (15, 100 min) Horror/Thriller. Jessica Chastain, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Megan Charpentier, Isabelle Nelisse, Daniel Kash, Jane Moffat. Director: Andy Muschietti.
Things go bump in the night, repeatedly, in Andy Muschietti’s unsettling ghost story.
The Argentinean director masterfully sustains tension for the opening hour of Mama, teasing us with glimpses of the titular spectre, which runs amok in a frenetic finale.