The “old dark house” horror film seems to be something of a lost art form, though it still seems that every few years a filmmaker takes us on a walk across those creaky old floorboards and permits us a terrifying glimpse into the shadows cast across those crumbling old walls. In 2007, producer Guillermo del Toro and director Juan Antonio Bayona did just that with The Orphanage
, a tragic, gorgeously shot horror film with the power to rend hearts. Flash forward to 2011, and del Toro has teamed with yet another first-time feature filmmaker to deliver Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark
-- a remake of a 1973 made-for-television horror movie that kept unsuspecting t...