A young couple has a chance to move into a gorgeous duplex in the perfect New York neighborhood. All they have to do is bump off the current tenant, a cute little old lady.
A comedy pairing Drew Barrymore and Ben Stiller should be respectable at the very least, but sadly Danny DeVito's latest fails to catch fire - unlike the eponymous domicile - before limping home after 85 rarely amusing minutes.
As they contrive to dispose of their hellish elderly neighbour, the would-be black comedy becomes ever more farcical - not to mention leaden.
A leadnen black comedy that becomes ever more farcical.