Hausu 1977

Critics score:
88 / 100

Reviews provided by RottenTomatoes

David Edelstein, New York Magazine/Vulture: The best thing in this wild assemblage of collage and cartoon and fairy tale is that the girls, when they're eaten, scream with glee as their cut-out body parts spin around the frame. It's cannibalism as the ultimate kiddie ride. Read more

V.A. Musetto, New York Post: Movies as original as this one don't come along very often, so grab it while you can. Read more

Jeff Shannon, Seattle Times: For connoisseurs of the bizarre, House's revival is long overdue. Read more

Tom Russo, Boston Globe: While there's a dweeby midnight-movie inventiveness about the look of all this, there's also an awful lot to forgive artistically (or to drunkenly roll with, as the case may be). Read more

J. R. Jones, Chicago Reader: There's never a dull moment, though I certainly felt dulled by the time it was over. Read more

Manohla Dargis, New York Times: Delirious, deranged, gonzo or just gone, baby, gone -- no single adjective or even a pileup does justice to House. Read more

Michael Atkinson, Village Voice: Gigglers and cultists, pony up. Read more