House on Haunted Hill Reviews

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September 15, 2001
It won't exercise your grey matter, but it may well give your inner child pause for thought
February 27, 2001
February 14, 2001
This is almost a green light. If you considered yourself a connoisseur of horror films, you'll be disappointed. If you are easily scared then you will love it.
January 1, 2001
January 1, 2000
...too many special effects; not enough suspense or frights.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
House On Haunted Hill is not only never scary, it's never even interesting.
January 1, 2000
Watching House on Haunted Hill is like going to a restaurant where the food looks delectable, but tastes awful.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
Paints its characters in strokes so broad just one would cover a barn, and, in the end, indulges in lame, dull digital effects that would put a 5-year-old to sleep.
January 1, 2000
House on Haunted Hill is a sorry reincarnation of the 1950s William Castle horror film.
January 1, 2000
The scariest images are lifted directly from Jacob's Ladder and Ghost Story.
January 1, 2000
Malone tosses wandering lunatics, mad doctors, and hell's spawn into the mix right off the bat, which then makes it all that much more difficult to maintain an air of unease throughout.
January 1, 2000
As in The Haunting, they eventually surrender characters and story to computer-generated spectacle, squandering any creepy immediacy and trampling the human element.
January 1, 2000
Loud, sloppy, stupid, and inept, the film wastes Rush and Peter Gallagher, along with several lesser talents: Famke Janssen, Taye Diggs, Chris Kattan.
January 1, 2000
Moments of effective horror pop up on a semi-regular basis, but they are not enough to offset the increasingly tedious feel.
January 1, 2000
Trading genuine chills for cheesy computer-generated effects, this House should have been condemned.
January 1, 2000
January 1, 2000
Directed with a nimble, savvy touch.
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