Just a very quick note to bring attention to the film
HOUSEBOUND (2014) that is currently streaming on NetFlix. I had been advised by
several online friends to seek this one out and now that I have I will follow
SEE THIS MOVIE!
Now, a few non-spoiler details. HOUSEBOUND is best gone into
with no or little prior knowledge of the plot but I will say that it would be
categorized as a horror/comedy and has elements that wouldn't feel out of place
in one of fellow Kiwi filmmaker Peter Jackson's early work. The story involves
a young lady forced to return to her childhood home to serves eight months of
house arrest. As any woman in her early twenties might, she feels resentment at
the situation and frustration with her mom and step-father. She gradually
starts trying to make use of her time and eventually her boredom turned
curiosity results in learning that her mother thinks the house is haunted! Soon
enough she too begins to notice things that only seem explainable by supernatural
means. That is all I will say.