Return to House on Haunted Hill (Unrated)

Posted in: Disc Reviews by Gino Sassani on December 21st, 2007

(out of 5)

Gino Sassani

Gino Sassani is a member of the Southeastern Film Critic's Association (SEFCA) and The Critics Association of Central Florida (CACF). He is a film and television critic based in Tampa, Florida. He's also the Senior Editor here at Upcomingdiscs. Gino started reviewing films in the early 1990's as a segment of his local television show Focus. He's an award-winning recording artist for Omega Records. Gino is currently working on his 8th album Merchants & Mercenaries. Gino took over Upcomingdiscs Dec 1, 2008. He works out of a home theater he calls The Reel World. Favorite films: The Godfather, The Godfather Part II, The Body Snatcher (Val Lewton film with Karloff and Lugosi, not the pod people film), Unforgiven, Gladiator, The Lion King, Jaws, Son Of Frankenstein, The Good, The Bad And The Ugly, and Monsters, Inc.


  1. Andrew Aiello
    12/21/2007 @ 4:31 pm

    I actually didn’t mid the remake from some years back. It shouldn’t be in teh same room with castle’s original but it worked as a moody popcorn thriller. As for the plot of this one you got a couple things wrong. The main charectar wasn’t duped into going to hell house. She was kidnapped and dragged there by merc treasure hunters who were looking for her sister because she was the only survivor of hell house(why they never mention the taye diggs charectar I don’t know). and Combs is littered throughout the movie appearing in every kill scene as well as the climax(and your right he’s the only person actually acting in this movie). With all that said yes the movie is pretty bad and only a couple kills were even worth seeing.

  2. Gino Sassani
    12/21/2007 @ 10:27 pm

    Thanks for the input Andrew.
    I thought I remembered she went there on her own and her assistant sold her out to the bad guys. Then the house went into lock down. Shows how non memorable the whole thing was.
    Happy Holidays,

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