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« on: April 09, 2014, 06:36:12 AM »

One very, very creepy movie and one that stays with you for quite a while. I have the R1 version of this - one of my rare region 1 discs - and my folks prevented me from seeing it in the theater when I was 13: after seeing it last weekend (at night: Why I do dat?  Buggedout) I can see why they didn't want me to see it.

Intensely creepy, brooding and very scary: the way the film started left me going WTF?

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« Reply #1 on: April 09, 2014, 06:56:08 AM »

 Thumbup  Intense is a good word.   All the more impressive as it is done so simply.  This is one that stays with you.
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« Reply #2 on: April 09, 2014, 07:55:18 AM »

Thumbup  Intense is a good word.   All the more impressive as it is done so simply.  This is one that stays with you.

Agreed: I find it hard to believe that the exterior of the creepy house was just a mock up and that it doesn't exist somewhere.  Smile
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« Reply #3 on: April 11, 2014, 01:00:16 PM »

Thumbup  Intense is a good word.   All the more impressive as it is done so simply.  This is one that stays with you.

Agreed: I find it hard to believe that the exterior of the creepy house was just a mock up and that it doesn't exist somewhere.  Smile

I agree, I got to see this in the theaters with my mom and dad when it came out and the scene where the boy was drowned in the bathtub really hit me. 

As far as creepy houses go, I just recently found out thru a Youtube video that the exterior for the house in Fulci's "House By The Cemetery" was actually up in Maine or Massachusetts ( I forget which one).  Pretty neat, I'd say.
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« Reply #4 on: April 16, 2014, 01:10:41 AM »

I just found out that William Gray, this film's screenwriter, also wrote Chuck Norris' An Eye For An Eye. Respect, sir.  Smile
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« Reply #5 on: April 16, 2014, 06:20:11 PM »

This was a great movie, not at all what i was expecting but extremely intense and haunting. 
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