Reviews and Problems with The House By The Cemetery
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Movie overall 7
The House by the Cemetery
The Digital Fix
25 May 2012
Summary: Arrow present a high quality three disc Blu-ray and DVD combi of Fulci's previously banned 1981 shocker, The House by the Cemetery. Forget the outrageous plot chasms and red herrings, this is all about the vivid visceral gore, with a few haunting moments tossed in for good measure.
Conclusion: It is very clear that Arrow Films did everything they could to make this Blu-ray release the definitive release of Lucio Fulci's The Last House by the Cemetery . The supplemental features are simply outstanding and a good enough reason to strongly recommend the release.
Conclusion: The House by the Cemetery isn't kin to the modern "torture porn" sort of movie, but it shares with that subset one undeniable truth: they both relish the visual atrocities committed in them well ahead of story and characterization.
Conclusion: 'The House by the Cemetery' is a gruesome, occasionally tense, but mostly nonsensical and unoriginal work of Italian horror. Though gory and sporadically entertaining, there just isn't enough creativity to outweigh the laughable plot and thin characterizations.
Excerpt: The Film Lucio Fulci's work has often been criticised for being incoherent, inconsistent, and morally abhorrent. His misanthropy and the transgression of his later horror movies, along with a fair degree of duds, have repelled serious critics and relegated the film-maker to the loving bosom of...
Summary: Het verhaal is simpel, en heeft zelfs wat weg van Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining, dit zou eigenlijk niet kunnen kloppen, omdat Luci Fulci in een interview heeft aangegeven dat hij Stanley Kubrick waardeert maar The Shining een teleurstelling vond.