Silent House

Blu-ray Review: ‘Silent House’ Pulls Off Ambitious Stunt with Mixed Results

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CHICAGO – “Silent House” inspires the same strange mixture of feelings that I felt while watching fascinating yet severely flawed pictures like “The Life Aquatic” or “I Heart Huckabees.” My rational mind recognizes that the film doesn’t quite work, and yet my inner cinephile urges me to recommend it anyway. Here’s a movie that’s nearly worth seeing in spite of itself.

On WGN Radio: Brian Tallerico on Movies, TV Including ‘Game Change,’ ‘A Thousand Words,’ ‘John Carter’

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Film Review: Elizabeth Olsen Takes Misguided Trip to ‘Silent House’

Silent House
HollywoodChicago.com Oscarman rating: 2.0/5.0
Rating: 2.0/5.0

CHICAGO – Elizabeth Olsen does her damned best to save “Silent House” from itself but this quasi-thriller collapses under the weight of a script that just doesn’t work. It’s one of those horror movies with no internal logic and camera tricks as ways to heighten tension instead of anything that feels remotely genuine. The trip through “Silent House” starts promisingly but you’ll be running for the doors before it ends.

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