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House of Bad (2013)

Three sisters on the run with a suitcase full of stolen heroin hide out in their childhood home, which is haunted by the ghosts of their parents.

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Teig
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Sirah
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Lily (as Cheryl Sands)
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Danielle
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Tommy
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Jim Falkenstein ...
Greif
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Three sisters on the run with a suitcase full of stolen heroin hide out in their childhood home, which is haunted by the ghosts of their parents.

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They say you can never go home again...

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Horror | Thriller

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18 May 2013 (USA)  »

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Sinister House  »

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$150,000 (estimated)
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The movie was shot in just eight days. See more »

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Sirah: It's so easy for you, isn't it? You get to decide who deserves to live and who deserves to die?
Teig: It's getting easier.
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"Big Red" was producer Scott Frazelle's truck used in the filming. "Charlie" was the film's canine mascot. See more »

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Independent cinema. Done right.
17 January 2013 | by See all my reviews

Sure, you could go and spend x amount of your hard-earned dollars to go and see the most recent blockbuster playing in an overcrowded theater near you. That's your every right. But have you ever considered some of those lesser known names? Some that aren't on the Hollywood A-list? You know, one of those movies you come across on Netflix but won't watch because you don't know who made it/stars in it? You might be surprised what is out there. To which proves this little film. Shot in a mere 8 days with a budget which is a fraction of a typical blockbuster, House of Bad focuses on three siblings returning to their elderly home after one of the sisters steals a large suitcase filled with heroin from her boyfriend. Little do they know, the house that was once their childhood home, is now confronting the girls with a cruel past.

With a few eerie scenes, underlined by a great soundtrack (courtesy of Terry Huud) and several great suspense moments you could easily classify this as a thriller/mild horror. Yet the film has more to offer. The characters are well explained, with the family history as a central plot to the movie, you can find yourself caring for the characters. Director/co-writer Jim Towns clearly did a great job making this, especially considering the ridiculous small amount of time and money that was put into this.

If you get a chance to watch this, go for it. It's a great 1.36h ride.

4/5. Independent cinema. Done right.


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