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House (1986) Film Review. Directed by Steve Miner. Distributed by New World Pictures. Rated R US, Certificate 15 UK , running time 89 minutes. Currently showing on The Horror Channel UK, with a release soon from Arrow Films.
A wonderful film released in 1986,starring William Katt, as Roger Cobb,a respected Horror writer,with writers block. After the death of his favourite Aunt,he moves into her house,because of the great memories he had as a child. Roger is also, getting over the disappearance of his only child,a year earlier,with a divorce on the table also. When Roger decides to confront all his fears by writing of his experiences of the Vietnam war,against his publishers wishes,it brings up bad memories,of his time in Vietnam especially the loss of his good friend Big Ben. The thing is the Horrors of War manifest into horrible creatures,demons,to torment Roger even further. All this is because of a gateway to Hell in the cupboard space in the bathroom. Now I'm being honest I have not seen this film for over 20 years, so all this review is from memory alone. As in the UK this film is so hard to get on DVD as Anchor Bay the distributor,has deleted this title, and with silly prices for this film,£45,00 come on your having a laugh, I love this film,but will not pay silly money for it. I did like this film apart from Hellraiser, A Nightmare On Elm Street this was my favourite film of the 80's Horror scene. The one scene sets in my mind is the old Hag scene,in which Roger thinks he's killed her by a shotgun blast, when that fails chopping her up with an Axe,and burying the body in his garden. With this scene beating the Evil Dead 2 scene a year earlier,with his Neighbours dog digging up body parts,especially the hand,which gets loose and crawls away. A fantastic funny,yet scary film,that as soon as a release date comes out for a 30th Anniversary edition I will be the first to buy.
I came across this trailer on YouTube yesterday, and it is doing the rounds again on social media, a trailer first showing in 2015, that got everyone talking " is this for real" " this can not be a film can it?" As it turns out no, it is a trailer that is well made, but certainly is not going to be a film anytime soon.
A one joke trailer about a randy ghost intent on jerking men off, using handjobs, I'm surprised the tag line wasn't "Cumming soon".
This was obviously made by men with a running narrative that women cannot give a decent handjob, and having them do the deed is worse than death, instead you have a ghost who wants to jerk all men to death.
It is as awful as you'd expect it to be, but I still found myself chuckle a few times, it is rude, crude, insinuating, and in fairness harmless fun, a film if made I would actually probably watch, it certainly looks better than the recent Cabin Fever, Evil Dead 2013.
Out of all fan theories this one I heard the other day makes complete sense, it is about the movie by M Night Shyamalan Signs. The movie that is equally loved and hated at the same time, but with this recent fan theory makes more sense. The Theory is this.... The Alien's are actually Demons, it seems completely "out there" but when you actually break it down it makes complete sense, and actually improves the movie tenfold instead of an Alien Invasion it is actually a Demon led apocalypse. 1. The beings are never referred to as Alien's, we as a viewer just assume that to be the case. 2. The film is about Faith and loosing it, we see Mel Gibson's character grieving for his lost wife who died in a car accident, leaving him a lonely parent, no matter how much he believed in God and prayed for his wife, she still died. 3. The beings have Hooved feet like a devil, which has been the image for demons and the Devil since forever. 4. Mel Gibson's daughter in this is a cel…
Tree is about to have a very bad day, again, and again and again.
College Grad Tree, a self centred bitch, who you take an instant dislike to, who is foul to everyone.
Treats everyone like dirt, then wonders why someone would want her dead. With a groundhog Day loop thing going on every time she is murdered she has to live through the same Monday the 18th, until she can find out her wants her dead, solve her own murder, and maybe become a better person in the mean time.
The thing is I really wanted to hate this movie, but I couldn't, because of the performance from Jessica Rothe as Tree, in her first scream queen role, starring previously in La La Land, and Netflix's Parallels.
She is so likeable and believable in the role, although playing the bitch perfectly, she is deep down a damaged soul, still mourning the death of her mother, and her grief is her anger towards fellow People.
With some inventive kills, and no matter what Tree does, the day always ends in her death, with…