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Clownhouse-Circus of terror (1989)

Clownhouse-Circus of terror (1989)

by 05/11/2014
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Γνωστή και ως

1) Clown House 2) Κλόουν Δολοφόνοι.


1 Hour and 21 Minutes (81 Minutes)


1) ...A circus of the mind. 2) Welcome To A Circus Of Terror!




 Case: In "Clownhouse," three brothers who were left alone at home just before Halloween, attacked three intruders who fled from a nearby lunatic asylum. The three paranoid killed the clown of the local circus, disguised themselves in clown with the costumes and the make-up of the victims themselves and prepare for the second round at home.

This nice little film we belong in the category of "children's" horror films, on the one hand because of the genre, on the other hand because of the young of the main protagonists. Directed and written by the creator of both "Jeepers Creepers" Victor Salva, the «» Clownhouse grapples with widespread childhood fear of clowns.

Starring three brothers of whom the smallest named Casey, dominated by intense phobia about clowns. A night that their parents, let alone at home, children visiting a nearby circus. That day reported that three patients fled from a local insane asylum and wanted by the authorities. The fates of the fugitives will intersect with those of the three boys and the little Casey will face-in fact this time-the biggest phobia. The lunatics must be stopped killing three circus clowns, dressed up in clown using clothes and make-up of the victims and then invade the home of the anypopsiastwn boys. An anguished kryftokynigito begins during the night …

This simple case guarantees 80 minutes of mellow fun although the interpretive part is limping, the cliches are present (e.g. narratives horror stories at night next to the fireplace, the electric current that mysteriously crashes), even though the cast is helpless. with the exception of the maiden appearance of Sam Rockwell (The Green Mile, Moon etc) in the role of his elder brother. «» Clownhouse certainly frightens children (and the graphs at a young age he saw and was scared) but at intervals can cause mild tromares and the largest age viewers. The nocturnal landscape and the closed environment of three boys where unfolds primarily action, intensify any horror atmosphere exists here.

Horror Trivia

The time for Clownhouse MELANI is the creator of Victor Salva, as it proved that the American Director sexually manhandled the 12-year-old actor Nathan Forrest Winters during production of the film. He was sentenced to three years ' imprisonment and after 15 months he was released on parole.

clown houseBut not only is there the charm «» Clownhouse. The same paranoid clowns manage to show terrifying, especially the "head". The moments of suspense in the House after the invasion of clown are many and profound. In this splendid music which sometimes slow and atmospheric and sometimes quick boosts the anguished atmosphere being fitting with the facts. Is generally successful rollout of home invasion which starts from just watching the new "smooth" out of the House and which culminates in the melee attack of the clowns in unsuspecting victims inside the House.

Disadvantages would post easily certain amateurism during the chase and some conflicts of clowns with children. Indeed some of these scenes show kakoftiagmenes and fake. Watch for example the clown to koytoylane stupidly in wall bulges or stand too easily in aposbolwmenoi hits the boards that manage their kids. These scenes had to be applied more because the lack of realism has a fatal negative effect on the scary atmosphere that tries to maintain the filotima film. But fortunately it is not so many and "Clownhouse» remains on scary. Furthermore, I believe that with the above doses gore, the project would be taken much more seriously by viewers. Pity that your stint as much. Otherwise we have an earnest effort that earns our sympathy.


Movie Review Highlights

  • The attempt of the "head" of a clown to impersonate the bloating and tying the balloons with "Guinea pig" human victim. Nice parallelism to an intelligent scene.
  • The hanged dummy out of children who will never know if hiding human corpse after Doo the clown! Nice idea.
  • The chilling scene that the ' head ' of the clown flipped his head slowly to the window of the House looking menacing the young Casey! Is a lesson on how to turn a truly horrifying scene in such a simple way, without a lot of frou frou.

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Διαβάθμιση Gore:
5 = Ατελείωτο λουτρό αίματος - 4 = Πολύ αιματοβαμμένο - 3 = Αιματοβαμμένο - 2 = Ελάχιστα αιματοβαμμένο - 1 = Σταγόνες αίματος - 0 = Ανυπαρξία αίματος

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Claustrophobic and dark atmosphere, rich suspense, enjoyable "baddies".


Defects in some action scenes in the House, moderate acting, lack of gore.

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In each case the "Clownhouse" deserves a ' look ' even if you think you have "grown up" enough for such "childish" horror film. It is pride, earnest, anguished, dark and seen. It is one of the movies that make you not feel safe in your own home. If you have or had at least once for the clown phobia, there is another reason to check it out!

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