The House of Yes Synopsis
A man and his fiancee visit his warped clan, complete with dark mansion and incestuous twin sister.
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75

The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

By Liam Lacey
But it is bright, smart, sometimes wickedly funny, and crisply performed to the point where the acting seems richer than the script.
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75

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
The House of Yes is knowingly overripe, a kitsch melodrama that dares to make incest sexy.
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75

ReelViews

By James Berardinelli
The House of Yes is what happens when a film takes the dysfunctional family melodrama to its farthest reaches. It's a bold, gutsy movie...
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70

Los Angeles Times

By John Anderson
In addition to its terrifically bratty performance by the epically bratty Posey, House of Yes contains some of the smarter (and...
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63

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
When the film was over I was not particularly pleased that I had seen it; it was mostly behavior and contrivance. While it was running, I...
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60

TV Guide

By Ken Fox
For all its talk about sex, incest, insanity and the gory details of the Kennedy assassination, Mark Waters' adaptation of Wendy MacLeod's...
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50

San Francisco Chronicle

By Edward Guthmann
Stylized dialogue tends to play awkwardly onscreen -- we're conditioned to naturalistic conversation in films -- and Waters, who makes his...
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50

Christian Science Monitor

By David Sterritt
Written and directed by Mark Waters, who strives for David Mamet-style punchiness but doesn't develop the quirky momentum that would carry...
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40

Austin Chronicle

By Marc Savlov
Staged and stagy, this adaptation of Wendy MacLeod's play about family dysfunction and the "anti-Camelot" is a muddled, middling mess,...
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38

USA Today

By Susan Wloszczyna
With its Rocky Horror meets Camelot aura, this little black movie reeks of self-satisfied smugness and pretentious perversity as only a...
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