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House of the Devil

Time: Friday, October 29th 8:00pm - 10:00pm Location: Chicago Filmmakers 5243 N. Clark Street Chicago, IL 60640/ 773-293-1447 www.chicagofilmmakers.org A simple babysitting job in a sinister house leads to a night of terror in this clever homage to 80s horror films. Samantha (Jocelin Donahue) is a college student in a small town desperate to find a way to pay for her first month's rent, and her friend Megan (Greta Gerwig) agrees to drive her to her gig. The employer turns out to be an incredible creepy couple (Tom Noonan and Mary Woronov) who reveal that the job is a little different than advertised. Rather than relying on violence and gore, writer/director Ti West uses well placed details and darkening atmosphere to build suspense by degrees until it becomes nearly unbearable. Horror fans have much to celebrate here, including a nice turn by Dee Wallace (The Howling) and a sense of pace and style reminiscent of Polanski and Hitchcock. (2009, 95 min.) Admission: $8 General $7 Seniors and Students with I.D. $4 CF Members

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