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This Old Haunted House
The House of Torment grows darker and across the nation
"...Daniel McCullough prowls the House of Torment as both its its master and guardian...."

Sept. 13, 2013 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

The Annual Haunted House Guide Speak No Evil -- Live It!
"...I were the only ones in costume at the haunted house I went to last year. What is up..."

Oct. 20, 1995 Arts Feature

A Haunted House
Marlon Wayans spoofs Paranormal Activity.
"...which is why it boggles the mind that A Haunted House star and co-writer Marlon Wayans is at least..."

Jan. 18, 2013 Movie Review by Kimberley Jones

A Haunted House 2
More horror/comedy in the Marlon Wayans vein.

April 18, 2014 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Dream House
Despite an impressive cast and director, Dream House is a confounding mess.
"...Fallen, and Shutter Island. Cook Jr., instantly recognizable from House on Haunted Hill, Rosemary's Baby, and pretty much every..."

Oct. 7, 2011 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Monster House
This animated tale of a carnivorous, haunted house and the band of neighborhood kids who decide to put it out of commission feels maddeningly unfinished.
"...carnival spook show, this animated tale of a carnivorous, haunted house and the band of neighborhood kids who decide..."

July 21, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

'Mo Music: Witch House Halloween
Sip on some syrup this Halloween with the witch house sound
"...with the relatively new genre of drag aka witch house or haunted house. Think of it as a candy..."

Oct. 26, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Rob Cohen

The Haunted Mansion
Eddie Murphy heads up this latest Disney amusement ride-turned-movie.
"...to Eddie Murphy, who here breezes through this family-friendly haunted-house movie with the blasé conviction of a man who..."

Nov. 28, 2003 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

The Rise of the House of Torment
Austin's biggest home haunt is now a national phenomenon
"...haunt businesses in the nation. Its hub: Austin's own House of Torment...."

Oct. 28, 2015 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

Return to the House of Torment
Heading back into the nation's number five Halloween attraction
"...Last year, the House of Torment haunted house by Highland Mall was voted..."

Oct. 24, 2009 Design Post by Richard Whittaker

Goosebumps 2: Haunted Halloween
Slappy returns in this perfectly timed sequel
"...a broomstick afire, witches most definitely included. What elevates Haunted Halloween from lesser All Hallows’ fare aimed at the..."

Oct. 12, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Now You, Too, Can Own the House on Haunted Hill!
Ennis House on Haunted Hill for Sale
"...here, connoisseurs of Frank Lloyd Wright's architecturally unique Ennis House and William Castle-style ballyhoo that we are. Fans of..."

July 30, 2009 Screens Post by Marc Savlov

Zoom Backgrounds From Austin's Most Haunted Locales
Make remote work meetings a bit spookier with these photos
"...You've changed your Twitter handle to something haunted and punny. You've turned your yard into a skeleton..."

Oct. 21, 2020 Screens Post by Richard Whittaker

Luv Doc Recommends: Austin Haunted Forest
The Enchanted Forest, Friday, October 19, 2007
"...Haunted Houses are like assholes. Everybody has one and most..."

Oct. 19, 2007 Column by The Luv Doc

A Decade of Aggression at the House of Torment
Austin's top-rated Halloween haunt looks back on 10 years of scares
"..."Fresh meat!" Wham. The ingress slams shut at the House of Torment, and you're on your own...."

Oct. 31, 2012 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

#ACreads: 'The Hundred-Year House'
Chat about Rebecca Makkai's ghost story/satire/mystery Aug. 25
"...We initially chose The Hundred-Year House as August's Austin Chronicle Book Club selection for the..."

Aug. 13, 2014 Books Post by Amy Gentry

Country Living's Handmade Halloween: Ideas for a Happy, Haunted Celebration
Six-year-old Rosalind Faires gives the low-down on a new book filled with Halloween project ideas.
"...of Halloween costumes that you make at your own house. My favorite is the fairy costume. If I was..."

Oct. 29, 1999 Food Feature by Rosalind Faires

'The Hundred-Year House'
Author Rebecca Makkai teases the real and the unreal in this 'Austin Chronicle' Book Club selection
"...Rebecca Makkai's The Hundred-Year House is a sly, funny, literary mystery, a meet-cute romantic..."

Aug. 22, 2014 Arts Feature by Amy Gentry

House on Haunted Hill
"...Elisha Cook Jr., Malone has Chris Kattan (as the house's caretaker), though, to be fair, Kattan is about as..."

Nov. 5, 1999 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

'The Fall of the House of Usher': When Debussy was a Poe boy
With UT's hosting of the Debussy International Congress comes a Halloween treat: an operatic adaptation based on Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Fall of the House of Usher'
"...Tired of the same old haunted mansions with chain-saw psychos and hockey-masked wackos covered in..."

Oct. 27, 2006 Arts Feature by Barry Pineo

Elvira's Haunted Hills
"...country, specifically that of Roderick Usher’s ill-starred and crumbling house, replete with bizarre ancestors, hearing-challenged homeowners, and foul deeds..."

Sept. 5, 2002 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Express Yourself
Charles Wright & the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
"...“Welcome to the Haunted House,” he laughs. “Yes indeed, we have a live..."

July 29, 2008 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

Winchester
Helen Mirren fights off ghosts with construction tools.
"...The Winchester Mystery House is a real mansion in San Jose, Calif., and..."

Feb. 9, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Halloween Is Serious Business
Behind the gates at Scream Hollow and the House of Torment
"...Halloween comes but once a year – but Austin's haunted house scene delivers twice the terrors, as the old..."

Oct. 31, 2017 Arts Post by Richard Whittaker

The Grudge
New American version of haunted-house film follows the same tack as its Japanese predecessor, but is strangely neutered by its infusion of blond American actresses.
"...of this inexplicably unfrightening remake of Takashi Shimizu’s 2003 haunted-house yarn, which not only employs the same director and..."

Oct. 22, 2004 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

Hell Fest
Murder at the amusement park, but this time it's horror themed
"...like if you wanted to go to those overpriced haunted houses, but you can’t be bothered to leave your..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Movie Review by Josh Kupecki

Owen Egerton Gets Spooked Writing The Axe Murders of Villisca
Austin author on his new haunted house movie
"...They don't generally involve spending the night in a haunted crime scene in rural Iowa, but that's where Owen..."

Jan. 20, 2017 Screens Feature by Richard Whittaker

Bewitched
Nightmare Factory's doors remain padlocked after argument about safety codes, Fire Department jurisdictions, and water systems
"...Halloweens, the Nightmare Factory was one of the leading haunted-house attractions in Central Texas. But this year, owner Stephen..."

Oct. 26, 2007 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

The Little Stranger
A very British ghost story takes unexpected turns
"...ghost story, but it isn’t; the tale of a haunted house, but not really. Set in the aftermath of..."

Aug. 31, 2018 Movie Review by Steve Davis

The Haunting in Connecticut
Essentially a substandard rip-off of The Amityville Horror, this spook house drama should be condemned.
"...good and practically a mandate for this type of haunted-house film. But what galls me – and what will..."

March 27, 2009 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

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