Look hard and you might find a few thrills in a potboiler called Silent House, but I was fighting too hard to stay awake to pay much attention. This mess, a remake of a Uruguayan film directed by Gustavo Hernández, was concocted by Chris Kentis and Laura Lau, the duo who made the electrifying Open Water, one of the most original and genuinely pulse-pounding movies ever. With only two stranded divers and a shark-filled ocean of darkness, it was a tapestry of terror that has given me nightmares to this day. Silent House is to Open Water what a leaky faucet is to Lake Michigan. Read More
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