Our House Reviews

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June 10, 2020
Features enough quality filmmaking and strong performances to make it worth a watch.
May 27, 2019
While Our House sounds horribly generic on paper, it's Burns' directorial eye and sensationalism that frames ghostly haunts with confidence.
May 15, 2019
Providing a dramatic and honest foundation, Our House does not fall under a pure horror categorization, and still does its proposed job. [Full review in Spanish].
April 16, 2019
Things get a little choppy with the introduction of hidden rooms and rumours of nasty foster parents, but the film never lags nor lacks visual interest and suspense.
April 10, 2019
Though set in present day, Our House nails that 80's aesthetic and nostalgic wave genre audiences have been surfing since Netflix's breakout hit Stranger Things.
November 20, 2018
There's just not enough here in this "reimagining" to make it anything more than an average ghost story with few scares and fewer risks taken.
October 23, 2018
While Our House occasionally loses sight of itself and could stand to take more risks, it offers a wholly original perspective on female friendship bolstered by precocious directorial acumen and a self-assured visuals.
October 17, 2018
Burns seems to have wasted an opportunity here.
September 10, 2018
Although not quite as spooky or sinister as it could be, it is still an intriguing modern update on the classic haunted house story.
August 20, 2018
Our House is a curious sell, it does not provide enough of the prerequisite jumps and scares for a cheap thrill ride horror but it also doesn't trust itself, or the audience enough to take the narrative somewhere else.
August 14, 2018
Our House is a slick reinvention of filmmaker Matt Osterman's indie shocker that makes up in visceral intensity and emotional nuance what it lacks in originality.
August 6, 2018
With sincerity kind of holding everything together, it's dispiriting when Our House becomes more of a rote haunted house movie.
August 3, 2018
Despite some solid performances, the film's creepy setup never really pays off in the end, and any emotional buy-in requires an outrageous suspension of disbelief.
July 27, 2018
A competent and confident look at how blind hope can overlook real dangers before us.
July 27, 2018
Better to leave the past behind is the message director Scott Burns himself ignores. Trying to improve on a rough-cut original, he fails to account for the ghost in the machine.
July 27, 2018
Anthony Scott Burns seems to be aiming for a genre entry in the vein of "We Are Still Here," but it ends up feeling more like a tame sequel to "White Noise."
July 26, 2018
Though it lacks the go-for-the-throat spirit seemingly required to succeed in the broader horror marketplace these days, its sincerity and polish should impress genre die-hards...
July 26, 2018
Our House thoughtfully examines how those traumas can affect the familial unit, and how the worst of circumstances can sometimes bring out the best in people, especially when their loved ones are in jeopardy.
July 26, 2018
With a brief runtime and a script that doesn't dig deep enough, both the drama and the scares are underserved.
July 26, 2018
"Our House" distinguishes itself with its purposeful pacing ... its use of sound and crosscutting, and its wit with household objects, from a turntable to a mechanical calendar.
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