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Dark House (2014)

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When Nick Di Santo learns that his father is not only alive but can possibly reveal the origin of his son's dark gift, he sets out on a trip that takes him to an abandoned mansion he thought only existed in his childhood imagination.

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Nick Di Santo
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Eve
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Ryan (as Anthony Rey Perez)
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Chris McCulluch
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Sam
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Lilian
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Seth
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Lucky
Tonya Carter ...
Asylum Nurse
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Brian Maker
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Scott
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Lee Knox
Tony Sanford ...
Ben
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Nick Di Santo has the gift to see how any person that he touches will dies. He visits his mother Lilian that is in an asylum since when he was eight years old and learns that his father is alive. Nick lives with his best friend Ryan and one day he meets Eve in a bar and he finds that he can touch her without any vision. Eve moves to Nick's apartment and soon she is pregnant. Out of the blue, Nick inherits an old house and he shows to Ryan and Eve that he used to draw that house since he was a child. They travel to the countryside but they do not find the manor. They decide to return home and they meet Chris McCulluch, Lilith and Sam that are measuring the area. They show the location of the house where Nick meets the strange Seth. They are hunted down by creepy creatures with axes but they flee. They decide to leave the place but the road leads them back to the mysterious house. What is the secret of the dark house and the creepy creatures? Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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SO much better than other "Houses" out there.
11 March 2014 | by (Romania) – See all my reviews

Ding ding ding ding, JackPot!! WoW, was I impressed or what. I knew Victor Salva was on this one, and his work usually managed to stand tall, but man, if this movie came just a few years sooner it could have been somewhat of a pioneer.

The character complexity is lovely, to actually see people with many faces, not even knowing which one is the real one, the plot, well, it is a movie about a guy that inherits a house and believe it or not, it's actually so much more to it, the tension provided by the sound is quite good, especially considering the fact that they did not use fancy bands or anything, simple and effective, I mean, I actually graded this a 7. Because it works as a horror, it didn't even show nudity, when it could, cause it preferred to rely on something more, and considering this is not a slasher, I have to say, Bravo!!

Look, words will get you psyched on, and I don't wanna send you to somewhere expecting a masterpiece, but in my honest opinion, this is the best "house in the woods" movie I've seen in a long time. Evil Dead the remake was all about gore, Dark House is all about plot. Scares will come, tension will build around you, and question marks will pop all around.

Dark House, thank you for keeping the hope of good horror still alive!


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