House of the Devil (2009) Horror Movie Review
Horror movies Review
I’m surprised by all the gushing reviews for this movie. I am watching it right now, having rented it from IO for a whopping $6.45. Wooden acting, stiff dialogue, clear absences of a competent editor, and meaningless scenes create a boring movie. It seems that the creators of this movie fancy themselves as independent film types. Nothing could be further from the truth. I already mentioned that the script was stiffly written. "Ah, I see you’ve met. Excellent." The lack of editing creates a slow pace that drags on and on. The star, who resembles Karen Allen, is lovely to watch but not exactly inspired, or a good actress.
Do yourself a favor- wait for it on HBO, but don’t pay to see this movie.
Synopsis:In the 1980s, college student Samantha Hughes takes a strange babysitting job that coincides with a full lunar eclipse. She slowly realizes her clients harbor a terrifying secret; they plan to use her in a satanic ritual. |
About House of the Devil (2009)
Starring: Dee Wallace, AJ Bowen, Mary Woronov, Tom Noonan, Heather Robb, John Speredakos, Graham Reznick, Jocelin Donahue, Brenda Cooney, Ti West, Danielle Noe, Chris Smolley, Mary B. McCann, Christina Sciongay, Lena Dunham, Archie Van Beuren, Nicholas Bienstock, Andrea Verdura, Kamen Velkovsky, William M. Bradley, William Albino, Paul Hychko, James Sadowski, Ashley St. John-Yantz, Karl Theo, Helen Jacobs, Greta Gerwig, Robert Smolley, Darryl Nau, Jacob Jaffke
Runtime: 95 minutes
Director: Ti West
MPAA Rating: R
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