The 31 Days of Halloween, Day 29: The House of the Devil

Written by Popblerd!

Ti West’s The House of the Devil is a peculiar, unassuming little film. It’s an ’80s horror movie created in 2009, filmed with the unmistakable grit and style of the era, but without any of the bells and whistles and camp of its t…

Ti West’s The House of the Devil is a peculiar, unassuming little film. It’s an ’80s horror movie created in 2009, filmed with the unmistakable grit and style of the era, but without any of the bells and whistles and camp of its time; it’s a Hitchcock movie without the Master’s portly silhouette lurking, one that keenly understands that the key to true suspense is anticipation and buildup. It’s not pure homage and fetish, though; it’s also the inimitable product of […]