The House of the Devil – 6/10

Inevitably attractive teenager answers an ad to become a babysitter with disastrous consequences…


The House of the Devil is a decent 70’s throwback horror about satanic cults from director Ti West (responsible for a segment in both V/H/S and The ABCs of Death). West shows impressive restraint to let the tension build for a good hour before the mayhem starts. At only 95 minutes long this was a considerable risk but it just about pays off.

Pretty frightening in places and with a couple of nice shocking moments, I enjoyed this film and would watch it again.

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