Louis Peitzman

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Favorite films

  • Showgirls
  • Valley of the Dolls
  • A Nightmare on Elm Street
  • Drop Dead Gorgeous

Recent activity

  • Hell House LLC Origins: The Carmichael Manor


  • Hell House LLC III: Lake of Fire

  • May December


  • Hell House LLC II: The Abaddon Hotel


Recent reviews

  • Hell House LLC Origins: The Carmichael Manor

    Hell House LLC Origins: The Carmichael Manor


    Easily the best and by far the scariest of the series. But instead of simply spooking me with a haunted murder house, it insists on deepening the increasingly convoluted lore of Hell House LLC.

    I don't care what Andrew Tully did or how the Abaddon is connected to the Carmichael family or where the fucking clowns came from. Maybe if the preceding films had been operating at this level of scares and perfectly competent acting, I'd be more interested. But…

  • Hell House LLC III: Lake of Fire

    Hell House LLC III: Lake of Fire

    "Am I really going to force myself to endure the rest of this series?" he asked. Famous last words.

    Anyway, Lake of Fire is truly abysmal—no scares at all, just a bunch of theater kids putting on an immersive show that is definitely not Sleep No More. (This one is based on Faust instead of Macbeth, and it's called Insomnia.) It's also heavy on the mythology, presuming a level of interest in the lore behind the first two films that I frankly can't comprehend, before taking a turn into faith-based movie territory. Who is this for!

    Whatever, I liked the gay one.

Popular reviews

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    Chucky had to work so hard for queer icon status, and here comes Miss M3GAN, an instant legend.

  • TÁR



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    This is not a movie that is anti-"cancel culture" or anti-identity politics. To paraphrase Lydia, it is in conversation with…