House (Ding Dong, You're Dead)
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House (Ding Dong, You're Dead)
A mild box-office hit for New World Pictures, this lightweight attempt at horror parody from Friday the 13th producer Sean S. Cunningham stars former Greatest American Hero William Katt as a best-selling pop-horror novelist Roger Cobb (à la Stephen King) who suffers an insurmountable case of writer's block after separation from his soap-star wife (Kay Lenz) and the disappearance of their young son. Hoping to purge his personal demons by writing his Vietnam War memoirs, he moves into the massive mansion once occupied by his deceased aunt (who hanged herself in her bedroom), and finds… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 50%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The movie borrows from all the right places, including Edgar Allen Poe's Tell-Tale Heart and Sam Raimi's Evil Dead."
‑ Alex Sandell, Juicy Cerebellum
"A guy running around in a monster suit isn't enough to sustain a full-length horror flick..."
‑ David Nusair, Reel Film Reviews
"Mediocre horror."
‑ Jake Euker, F5 (Wichita, KS)
"Shows more imagination than most horror flicks."
‑ Robert Roten, Laramie Movie Scope
"Pleasantly goofy horror time-killer."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"May a house fall on the director's sister."
‑ Staci Layne Wilson, Fantastica Daily
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