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The House of Yes Review

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Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 3.0
    54

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Mixed or average reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 38

    out of 100

    USA Today Susan Wloszczyna

    With its Rocky Horror meets Camelot aura, this little black movie reeks of self-satisfied smugness and pretentious perversity as only a Sundance Festival favorite can -- especially one that squanders the considerable quirky charms of indie-film darling Parker Posey. [10Oct1997 pg 04.D]

  • 63

    out of 100

    Chicago Sun-Times Roger Ebert

    When the film was over I was not particularly pleased that I had seen it; it was mostly behavior and contrivance. While it was running, I was not bored.

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  • 70

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times John Anderson

    In addition to its terrifically bratty performance by the epically bratty Posey, House of Yes contains some of the smarter (and smarter-assed) writing of the year.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    Entertainment Weekly Owen Gleiberman

    The House of Yes is knowingly overripe, a kitsch melodrama that dares to make incest sexy.

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  • 75

    out of 100

    ReelViews James Berardinelli

    The House of Yes is what happens when a film takes the dysfunctional family melodrama to its farthest reaches. It's a bold, gutsy movie that's definitely not for everyone.

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