Hot Picks

- First Impressions Can Kill 2017

- Talk of the Dead 2016

- Forced Entry 2019

- Hush...Hush, Nellie Oleson! 2019

- Badass Beauty Queen: The Story of Anastasia Lin 2018

- The Faceless Man 2019

- Hold Back the Dawn 1941

- Black Moon 2019

- Orgy of the Damned 2010

- Also Patrick 2019

- 8 Remains 2018

- States 2019

- Alice, Sweet Alice 1976

- The VelociPastor 2018

- Ox Baker - One of the Boys 2019

- Malign 2018

- Surviving Confession 2019

- The Buskers & Lou 2015

- Assassinaut 2019

- The Loveless 1981

- Leo Da Vinci: Mission Mona Lisa 2018

- So, You're the Guy? 2019

- 3 Lives 2019

- Lamp Light 2016

- Wicked Witches 2019

- Is That You? 2018

- The Chill Factor 1993

- The Night Sitter 2018

- Clown College 2019

- Finding Purpose 2019

- They're Inside 2019

- Blindsided 2018

- Blood Paradise 2018

- Weird Science 1985

- In Memory of 2018

- Dacryphilia + Hematolagnia 2019

- The Space Between Words 2019

- Silent Panic 2018

- Double Impact 1991

- Captain Black 2017

- I, Portrait 2019

- Miss Freelance 2019

- Scrawl 2015

- I am a Rain Dog 2019

- The Dark Within 2019

- The New York Ripper 1982

- Beloved Beast 2019

- A Killer Conversation 2014

- Star Crash 1979

- Strangler of the Swamp 1946

Huset

The House
The Winter Siege

Norway 2016
produced by
Reinert Kiil, Kjetil Jensberg, Svein Andersen, Terje Strømstad for Kiil Produksjon, Sanctum Film
directed by Reinert Kiil
starring Frederik von Lüttichau, Mats Reinhardt, Sondre Krogtoft Larsen, Espen Edvartsen, Evy Kasseth Røsten, Sigmund Sæverud, Anita Ihler, Ingvild Flikkerud, Sofie Grendel, Heidi Ødegaard Mikkelsen
written by Reinert Kiil, music by Levi Gawrock Trøite, Kim Berg

review by
Mike Haberfelner

World War II, Norway: Two German soldiers (Frederik von Lüttichau, Mats Reinhardt) have taken a Norwegian soldier (Sondre Krogtoft Larsen) prisoner and try to make it back to civilisation through what seems like endless masses of snow - but as night breaks, the best they can manage is a house in the middle of nowhere, a house where it seems the occupants have just fled as there's still warm food on the table. But the house soon starts to freak the two soldiers out, as they seem to hear noises from other rooms where there aren't supposed to be any, find their stuff disappearing and turnint up where it's not supposed to be, and eventually they start seeing things - and it's unclear if these are ghostly apparitions or just manifestations of their own guilt. And then there's a guest book in the house which eerily seems to recount their story and predict what might happen - and it's not good for sure ...

 

Broken down to its core, The House is a great exercise in atmospheric filmmaking: Essentially, the film's story isn't wholly original, and making a couple of Nazi soldiers the protagonists and feeding their backstory into the main narrative is a novelty at best. But thanks to a great location, great camerawork and a well-paced narrative approach (coupled with solid performances of course), this is a movie that still has its audience at the edge of their seats and glued to the screen, and it's also something sure to remain with one for a few days after watching, and chillingly so.

 

Quick Links

Abbott & Costello

Alice in Wonderland

Arsène Lupin

Batman

Bigfoot

Black Emanuelle

Bomba the Jungle Boy

Bowery Boys

Bulldog Drummond

Captain America

Charlie Chan

Cinderella

Dick Tracy

Dr. Mabuse

Dr. Orloff

Doctor Who

Dracula

Elizabeth Bathory

Emmanuelle

Fantomas

Flash Gordon

Frankenstein

Frankie & Annette Beach Party movies

Freddy Krueger

Fu Manchu

Fuzzy

Gamera

Godzilla

Hercules

El Hombre Lobo

Incredible Hulk

Jack the Ripper

James Bond

Jekyll and Hyde

Jerry Cotton

Jungle Jim

Justine

Kekko Kamen

King Kong

Laurel and Hardy

Lemmy Caution

Lobo

Lone Wolf and Cub

Lupin III

Maciste

Marx Brothers

Miss Marple

Mr. Moto

Mister Wong

Mothra

Nick Carter

OSS 117

Phantom of the Opera

Quatermass

Robin Hood

Santa Claus

El Santo

Schoolgirl Report

The Shadow

Sherlock Holmes

Spider-Man

Star Trek

Sukeban Deka

Superman

Tarzan

Three Mesquiteers

Three Musketeers

Winnetou

Wizard of Oz

Wolf Man

Wonder Woman

Yojimbo

Zatoichi

Zorro

review © by Mike Haberfelner

 

Feeling lucky ?
Want to
search
any of my partnershops yourself
for more, better results ?

The links below
will take you
just there !!!

Find The House
at the amazons ...

USA  amazon.com

Great Britain (a.k.a. the United Kingdom)  amazon.co.uk

Germany (East AND West)  amazon.de

Looking for imports ?
Find The House here ...

Thailand  eThaiCD.com
Your shop for all things Thai

Something naughty ?
(Must be over 18 to go there !)

x-rated  find The House at adultvideouniverse.com


Thanks for watching !!!

 

 

Robots and rats,
demons and potholes,
cuddly toys and
shopping mall Santas,
love and death and everything in between,
Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

is all of that.

 

Tales to Chill
Your Bones to
-
a collection of short stories and mini-plays
ranging from the horrific to the darkly humourous,
from the post-apocalyptic
to the weirdly romantic,
tales that will give you a chill and maybe a chuckle, all thought up by
the twisted mind of
screenwriter and film reviewer
Michael Haberfelner.

 

Tales to Chill
Your Bones to

the new anthology by
Michael Haberfelner

 

Out now from
Amazon!!!

 

 

 

On the same day
a Burglar wants to kill you
and your Ex wants
to make up ...
... and for the life of it,
you can't decide
WHICH IS WORSE!!!

 

A Killer Conversation

produced by and starring
Melanie Denholme
directed by
David V.G. Davies
written by
Michael Haberfelner
starring
Ryan Hunter and
Rudy Barrow

out now on DVD