Bad Movie Logo
"A website to the detriment of good film"
Custom Search
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?
June 25, 2018, 07:20:31 AM
599273 Posts in 46224 Topics by 6142 Members
Latest Member: darkchocolatevoodoo Forum  |  Movies  |  Good Movies  |  DREAM HOUSE (2011) « previous next »
Pages: [1]
Author Topic: DREAM HOUSE (2011)  (Read 609 times)
Archeologist, Theologian, Elder Scrolls Addict, and a
B-Movie Kraken

Karma: 1870
Posts: 11521

A good bad movie is like popcorn for the soul!

« on: February 12, 2012, 01:31:14 AM »

I watched this one with my daughters tonight and was very, very impressed.
Daniel Craig plays the lead role of Will Attenton, a wealthy magazine editor who retires from his job early in order to spend more time with his wife and daughters and write the book he has always planned.  They have just moved into
a beautiful suburban home, and their life seems idyllic.
But who is the mysterious figure lurking on their property at night?  Why do local teenagers sneak into their basement on dares?  And why with the police not help Will catch the lurker, when his wife Libby and two small daughters are being terrorized nightly?  And what about the murders that happened there before they moved in?

This is a taut thriller, part ghost story, part whodunnit, that reserves the final twist for the last moments.  I highly recommend it!

"Carpe diem!" - Seize the day!  "Carpe per diem!" - Seize the daily living allowance! "Carpe carp!" - Seize the fish!
"Carpe Ngo Diem!" - Seize the South Vietnamese Dictator!
Flick James
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema

Karma: 489
Posts: 4642

Honorary Bastard of Arts

« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2012, 02:58:34 PM »

I saw it and thought it was decent. I thought the "twist" was so obvious, however, that I didn't really think it was intended to be a "twist 'till the very end" kind of thing. That was my perception anyway. I would give it maybe a 3.5/5, decent, watchable, but not great.

Daniel Craig, however, continues to intrigue me as an actor. I don't think he is a truly gifted actor or anything, he just has a presence about him that is similar to people like Clint Eastwood or Sean Connery.

I don't always talk about bad movies, but when I do, I prefer
Leader of the Friends' for Info
B-Movie Site Webmaster
Frightening Fanatic of Horrible Cinema

Karma: 441
Posts: 5349

Let's all be Friends.

« Reply #2 on: February 14, 2012, 03:59:41 PM »

I saw the trailer and then I read something about where apparently the big twist was revealed in that trailer.  Dammit!  I hate that when it happens.  Now I got to wait until I forgot to see this film.


We live in quite an interesting age. You can tell someone's sexual orientation and level of education from just their interests.
Pages: [1] Forum  |  Movies  |  Good Movies  |  DREAM HOUSE (2011) « previous next »
    Jump to:  

    RSS Feed Subscribe Subscribe by RSS
    Email Subscribe Subscribe by Email

    Popular Articles
    How To Find A Bad Movie

    The Champions of Justice

    Plan 9 from Outer Space

    Manos, The Hands of Fate

    Podcast: Todd the Convenience Store Clerk

    Faster, Pussycat! Kill! Kill!

    Dragonball: The Magic Begins

    Cool As Ice

    The Educational Archives: Driver's Ed

    Godzilla vs. Monster Zero

    Do you have a zombie plan?

    ImageThe Giant Claw - Slime drop

    Earth is visited by a GIANT ANTIMATTER SPACE BUZZARD! Gawk at the amazingly bad bird puppet, or chuckle over the silly dialog. This is one of the greatest b-movies ever made.

    Lesson Learned:
    • Osmosis: os·mo·sis (oz-mo'sis, os-) n., 1. When a bird eats something.

    Subscribe to and get updates by email:

    HOME B-Movie Reviews Reader Reviews Forum Interviews TV Shows Advertising Information Sideshows Links Contact is owned and operated by Andrew Borntreger. All original content is İ 1998 - 2014 by its respective author(s). Image, video, and audio files are used in accordance with the Fair Use Law, and are property of the film copyright holders. You may freely link to any page (.html or .php) on this website, but reproduction in any other form must be authorized by the copyright holder.