Genre: Horror Rating: R Trailer: Click here The Film - On a deserted back road in Alabama, Jack and Stephanie find themselves driving fast and running late. Their world suddenly changes when a strange accident leaves them stranded with no car, no cell phone coverage, and no help in sight. They have no choice except to continue on foot. As darkness approaches, they round a bend and see a small sign at the top of a long gravel driveway: The Wayside Inn. The exhausted couple stands in front of an inviting house, complete with gated stone wall, ancient oak trees, and a note welcoming weary travelers. Inside they find another couple with an equally troubling story about a similar accident. It seems that backwoods pranksters have made their day miserable. Still, they are safe … Or so they think. The Verdict - For those of you that regularly read my film reviews here on The405, you'll know that Horror tends to wear pretty thin on my list of reviews as must see films, and rightly so. If I've said It once, I've said it a thousand times;currently as Horror stands as a genre, it has left behind many of its best attributes and aesthetics to a constantly redeveloping industry that has changed dramatically since the late 60's and early 70's; and not for the better. Horror has sadly lost itself underneath glitzy Hollywood CGI,stale unoriginality,predictable narratives and type cast sequels re-heated to come back to haunt us every Halloween. The advances the industry has these days, haven't done Horror the justice that a simple application of good make up,props and old fashioned settings did decades ago. When was the last time a film you wanted to see got banned from seeing the light of day, because its content was deemed to violent or demonic? This is exactly the point i find myself constantly making when ever i find myself reviewing a Horror flick. So what about House? Being written by both Frank Peretti and Ted Dekker; authors of several horror novels, should surely guarantee this film to be nothing less then an blood thirsty, adrenaline junkies ultimate fix! It seems like Roadside Attractions have been snapping up a number of great productions lately and House may very well be a great addition to their seemingly impressive distribution repertoire. As for the film itself, judging by the trailer alone, House serves as the all to familiar incubator to another insane and demented faction formed by the spawn of Satan itself as well as number of other slasher flick nasties. Although really reminiscent to The House on Haunted Hill, there's a lot more then meets the eye to eerie and disused hotel stumbled upon by our 2 young couples; who as to be expected, just so happen to pick the worst hotel in town! And if the grizzly ultimatum given by the "House Rules" is anything to go by, neither of them will be leaving alive, let alone sharing chocolates together! That is of course if the "Tin Man", who's the hunter of the guilty by the way, doesn't get there first! If there wasn't so much going on in this film i'd find it alot more easier to find the time to get scared!