Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Re-enter the Mihmverse with House of Ghosts

We admit it, we're pretty big fans of writer/director Christopher R. Mihm here in The Basement. No one has been able to capture on film the look, feel and corny good nature of 1950s drive-in cinema like he has. 

Shawn and I featured Mihm's previous work on two editions of the show last season, and there will certainly be more to come once we return to the airwaves for season four. How do I know this is true? Because there's another Mihmverse movie due out in 2012.

House of Ghosts is Mihm's first true foray into supernatural horror, and the film has storyline that would make William Castle proud. Read on: 

Rich socialites Isaac and Leigh have a tradition of throwing exclusive dinner parties that include unique (and expensive) forms of entertainment. This time, they've booked a spiritual medium who promises to "open a portal to the great beyond" and allow the couple's equally eccentric guests to contact the "afterworld." But, before he begins his presentation, the occultist offers a warning: once the door has been opened, no human being can anticipate or control what might come through. Regardless, the group collectively agrees to go forward, only to find itself greatly disappointed by the results... at first. Trapped in the couple's oversized house by a massive winter storm, the partygoers begin to experience unexplainable and increasingly frightening things. As these occurrences intensify, it becomes apparent that something evil is at work.

Mihm's previous work has been a lot of fun, and this promises to be more of the same. We look forward to seeing House of Ghosts once it hits later this month. Until then, we've got the period-perfect preview below.

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