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The Happy House (2013)

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A young Brooklyn couple whose relationship is on the rocks heads upstate to a remote B&B to work things out. The plan is ill conceived from the start. Arriving at The Happy House, they soon begin to suspect they've wandered into a real life horror movie. From there events go from weird to terrifying as they contend with the house's batty owner, her imposing son, a moody Swedish lepidopterist, a pedantic English professor, an extraordinarily rare butterfly, the world's best blueberry muffins, a

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Horror, Comedy

Jan 7, 2014

$1.8k

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The film, a sleepy, low-budget affair, merely enacts a series of horror movie clichés, as if that were enough. Its bland actors and wit-free script do nothing with the familiar elements but present them.

May 3, 2013 Full Review Source: New York Times
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The only surprises in D.W. Young's tiny low-budget debut are how mildly he satirizes this thinnest of genres and how sincerely he treats his clichéd characters.

April 30, 2013 Full Review Source: Village Voice
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Wonderfully droll horror comedy with a memorably weird cast of characters.

May 2, 2013 Full Review Source: Film Journal International
Film Journal International

"The Happy House" is nothing if not a fresh mixture of colorful characters, questionable manners, and rusty, suddenly-new-again horror conventions.

April 29, 2013 Full Review Source: DustinPutman.com
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D.W. Young navigates his varying moods with an ease that's particularly impressive for a director making his feature debut, but he never capitalizes on his ability to coax down our guard.

April 29, 2013 Full Review Source: Slant Magazine
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