Considering Marlon Wayans’ crummy track record (Dance Flick
, Little Man
, White Chicks
), it’s amazing how laugh-out-loud funny A Haunted House
turns out to be. This found-footage spoof impresses right out of the gate, because in the first five minutes one sacred movie taboo is thrown out the window and pummeled to absolutely absurd lengths. It’s actually a great way to start this fun ride, in which stretched-out gags rule the school. Wayans is aided by his co-star Essence Atkins, whose role is filled not only with genre cliches, but ample room for wild comedic riffing -- a technique widely used by the talented supporting cast, including Ced...