The House of the Devil
Directed by Ti West
A stranger lures a babysitter to a house with an unusually large sum of money. But when she arrives, Samantha doesn’t find any kids. Just a large and very creepy house, that may not be as empty as it seems. Indie horror director Ti West (THE INNKEEPERS) made his mark with this terrifying ‘80s throwback, featuring cult horror legends like Dee Wallace (THE HOWLING), Mary Woronov (NIGHT OF THE COMET), plus Greta Gerwig - before she hit it big. You’ll never bop around listening to headphones in an empty house again after watching what happens to Samantha. Contains violence and gore.
A man lures a babysitter to a house with an unusually large sum of money.
Cast: Jocelin Donahue, Tom Noonan, Mary Woronov, Greta Gerwig, AJ Bowen
waste of time.
Thoroughly enjoyed it!!!
I’m not entirely sure how I feel about this film. I watched it about three days ago, took time to process, and while some of the imagery has stuck with me, it is overall forgettable. I commend Ti West on his committment to creating an 80s film - this is the real deal! Edited and filmed to perfection! But beyond that, much of the second act of the film is dire. Extremely boring and dull, even for someone who loves slow-burn horror. The ending is fun, but less creative than I’d hoped, with all the set-up that was involved. Overall... not my favorite, but a commendable effort!
Very slow moving movie. It was ok.