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FILM DETAILS
Certificate 15
Cast
Elisha Cuthbert
Jared Padalecki
Chad Michael Murray
Paris Hilton
Robert Richard
Brian Van Holt
Directors
Jaume Collet-Serra
Screenwriters
Carey Hayes
Chad Hayes
Running Time
105 minutes

House of Wax
Another slasher film from Dark Castle continues their tradition of not shirking on the gore.


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Plot
A group of teenagers on the way across state are diverted towards a deserted town. Circumstances see them split up, and eventually they are drawn towards the mysterious wax museum at the top of the hill…


Verdict
While the violence is nasty enough to provide some good scares, it's all as nonsensical as the idea of a house literally made of wax - which, in an attempt at wit, the film also provides. Horrific, but not necessarily in a good way.


Reviewed by Helen O'Hara

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