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Open House (2010)

 -  Crime | Drama | Thriller  -  24 April 2010 (USA)
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A couple on the verge of a nasty divorce attempt to sell their empty love nest and move on with their lives, separately. After a successful open house they are horrified to discover, days later, that a potential buyer didn't leave their home. While Alice is being held captive in the basement, the unannounced house guest moves in upstairs. She senses her capture is being kept a rebellious secret. She knows her way only way out if she can only get out alive. Written by Anonymous

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Bland, cheap, and a lame payoff to end things.
15 April 2011 | by See all my reviews

Credit IMDb A couple on the verge of a nasty divorce attempt to sell their empty love nest and move on with their lives, separately. After a successful open house they are horrified to discover, days later, that a potential buyer didn't leave their home. While Alice is being held captive in the basement, the unannounced house guest moves in upstairs. She senses her capture is being kept a rebellious secret. She knows her way only way out if she can only get out alive.

This had potential, but it just rubbed me the wrong way. I felt no sympathy for Blanchard's character, no tension, no scares, and the ending ruined some decent tension in the finale..

Performances. Brian Geraghty is OK as the conflicted psycho, but nothing more. Rachel Blanchard is easy on the eyes, but a bit disappointing in her role, while Anna Paquin probably gives the best performance.

Bottom line. Annoying villains, cheap plot, and an ending that just pis*** me off, when tension was finally apparent. Give it a miss.

3 1/2 10


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