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House at the End of the Street

Overview


Genre :

Horror, Thriller

Release Date :

September 21, 2012

MPAA Rating :

PG-13

Director :

Mark Tonderai

Starring :

Jennifer Lawrence, Max Thieriot, Elisabeth Shue, Gil Bellows, Nolan Gerard Funk, Fernando Lara, Jordan Hayes, Jonathan Malen, Jon McLaren, Kate Drummond

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  4 of 5 [Rate It]

2.5 of 5

“..none of this is very frightening or suspenseful..”
by Jay Stone [Postmedia News]
2 of 4

“..looks low budget and underpopulated, springs a couple of surprises that should be spine-tingling but are not, and drops hints about characters' actions and backgrounds without following through..”
by Barbara Vancheri [Pittsburgh Post-Gazette]
“..feisty girl + troubled young man + house full of ugly secrets = hackneyed horror movie you've seen a hundred times before, even if Jennifer Lawrence keeps it watchable..”
by David Rooney [Hollywood Reporter]
1 of 4

“..built on a foundation that is lame and shoddy from basement to attic, this is one House that deserves a wrecking ball..”
by Bruce DeMara [Toronto Star]
Review rate : C-
Reviewed by Frank Swietek [One Guy's Opinion]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Dustin Putman [DustinPutman.com]
2 of 4
Reviewed by Rick Groen [Globe and Mail]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Matt Pais [RedEye]

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