Silent House (2012)
March 9, 2012
Rated R for disturbing violent content and terror
Directed by fillmmaking duo Chris Kentis and Laura Lau ("Open Water"), "Silent House" is an enthralling and unsettling horror thriller starring Elizabeth Olsen as Laura, a young woman whose panic growsinto terror as she finds herself sealed inside her family's crumbling lake house. With no electricity and no contact to the outside world, events throughout the house become increasingly frightening and bloody....
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If you watch a bad movie once, it isn't your fault. You didn't know that it was going to be a bad movie. If you watch a bad movie twice, and you voluntarily drove to the theater, parked and sat in an auditorium for 90 minutes to do so, then there is no one to blame but yourself. Silent House
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