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House

by The Staff on October 31, 2013

 

EMPAC’s special Halloween treat for us is tonight’s (Thursday) screening of Nobuhiko Obayashi’s psychedelic 1970s horror film House.

The titular structure is host to a group of schoolgirls on vacation; unkindly, various objects in said structure decide to kill the unfortunate teenagers. The director co-wrote the screenplay with his daughter, and the result manages to parody horror film conventions while being plenty scary.

Here, an unfortunate character named Melody is being devoured by a piano.

House will be screened tonight (Thursday, Oct. 31) at 7:30 PM in the Theater at EMPAC (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy). Tickets are $6. For more info, call 276-3921.