A surprise hit early in 1986, HOUSE is an ineptly structured effort that tries to combine both scares and laughs, succeeding at neither. Katt is a successful Stephen King-like horror novelist suffering from writer's block brought on by a recent divorce from TV actress Lenz and the
disappearance of their son, played by twins Erik and Marc Silver). Although urged by his agent to crank out another novel, Katt instead concentrates on writing about his experiences as a soldier in the Vietnam War. After the mysterious suicide of his rather-eccentric aunt, Katt decides to move
into her huge Victorian house in search of solitude but finds that the place is a gateway to ano...