There is a caption on the screen which declares the footage to have been assembled by Russell Wyatt, and that views expressed do not represent Wyatt Associates. haunted house attraction. Until now, guesses were as good as it got. Hell House LLC 2: The Abaddon Hotel ( 878 ) IMDb 5.5 1 h 29 min 2018 18+ Thanks to an anonymous tip, an investigative journalist is convinced that key evidence is hidden inside the abandoned Abaddon Hotel - evidence that will shed light on the hotel's mysteries and many unsolved deaths and disappearances. (Spoilers) Hell House LLC 2 (wtf) spoiler. | This movie was an almost identical retelling of the first one without any of the good from it. HELL HOUSE 2 THE ABADDON HOTEL. Eight years following the tragic events at the Abaddon hotel, an investigative news team went searching for answers. Hell House is a horror novel by American novelist Richard Matheson, published in 1971. Parents Guide. Directed by Stephen Cognetti. The main body of the film is about what the team goes through at the Abaddon Hotel and how this person survives. I try to give a balanced view in every review, look at every angle – plot, themes, cast, characters, direction, production, music, etc. halloween. The location is very well put together – I think I could find my way around if ever I went there – and the spooky props and effects as effective as they were before, especially when kept subtle. Directed by Stephen Cognetti. I had some issues with the writing, but it was well made and scary enough (those clowns!) Thanks to an anonymous tip, investigative journalist Jessica Fox is convinced that key evidence is hidden inside the abandoned Abaddon Hotel-evidence that will shed light on the hotel’s mysteries. – but I’m afraid the resulting film is pretty unbalanced in this case… Let me see what I can do. With Vasile Flutur, Jillian Geurts, Joy Shatz, Dustin Austen. That team includes an independent film crew, the editor from the first documentary team, and a popular medium with his techie. The supernatural “reveal” is presented in a very heavy-handed way, and extremely poorly acted. Apparently, it will come next year, and focus on Russell Wyatt, who allegedly assembled this film’s footage. Hell House LLC II centres eight years since the opening night tragedy of Hell House, LLC – which was the main focus in the first film – and still many unanswered questions remain. Hell House LLC 2: The Abaddon Hotel was written and directed by Stephen Cognetti and stars Vasile Flutur and Jillian Geurts and it's been eight years since the opening night tragedy of Hell House LLC and still many unanswered questions remain. Taglines Yes No. Learn how your comment data is processed. The intent for Hell House LLC was to produce a slow burn of subtle, yet building, scares. Hell House LLC II is a brand new movie that came out September 20th 2018 as a Shudder exclusive. Suzy McCombs comes across as a bimbo anchorwoman, but it turns out she’s no different away from her desk. You don’t need the questions answering this badly. Copyright © 2020 Ready Steady Cut. Thanks to an anonymous tip, investigative journalist Jessica Fox is convinced that key evidence is hidden inside the abandoned Abaddon Hotel-evidence that will shed light on the hotel's mysteries. Talking of poor acting… Hell House LLC II‘s panel show scenes, hosted by Suzy McCombs (Amanda K. Morales) are interesting, and show how the incidents from the first film could have been interpreted by those who weren’t present (like the “true crime” reports in Dead Night, funnily enough); but they also highlight the very patchy quality of the cast. Showing all 1 items Jump to: Summaries (1) Summaries. It's been eight years since the opening night tragedy of Hell House, LLC and still many unanswered questions remain. November 2, 2018 If you enjoy quality found footage, and find subtle scares to be the most terrifying, then Hell House LLC is the film for you. But there aren’t many of those subtle effects, and too many of the screams take place in the near dark, making it impossible to tell why they are screaming. You see her talking on the phone to her (mom?) Also, Hell House LLC has a character named Alex and a character named Sara, which are Will Smith and Eva Mendes' characters names in Hitch, so I … So my bottom line: if you’re a fan of Hell House LLC, don’t risk getting that good impression dulled… don’t watch this film. Plot Keywords She’s already dead. But sole survivor Sara has suddenly resurfaced, and she has the tapes that will finally show the full scope of horror that went on inside Hell House. The Abaddon Hotel will once again be open to the public. Sort By: Showing all 97 plot keywords. 3 of 3 found this relevant Relevant? The first hour or so added absolutely nothing to the story. The hotel (unsurprisingly) is where the best production is to be found, though; and this is where the two stars come from, rather than plot, acting, etc. Talking of poor acting… Hell House LLC II‘s panel show scenes, hosted by Suzy McCombs (Amanda K. Morales) are interesting, and show how the incidents from the first film could have been interpreted by those who weren’t present (like the “true crime” reports in Dead Night, funnily enough); but they also highlight the very patchy quality of the cast. The subplot for Hell House LLC is another nice touch that adds rather than takes away from the story. Therefore, Mitchell must have chosen himself and walked out. But the answer to why she survived turns out to require a huge leap of faith and is frankly ludicrous. With Gabriel Chytry, Elizabeth Vermilyea, Sam Kazzi, Theodore Bouloukos. Hell House by Richard Matheson is a story that takes four very different people into a house that has a life of it's own. The characters were all throwaways. If you enjoy quality found footage, and find subtle scares to be the most terrifying, then Hell House LLC is the film for you. Same idea here. The documentary on this occasion follows a new team visiting the hotel (the venue for the Hell House haunt attraction in the first film) to find out what happened several years earlier. 2 of 2 found this relevant Relevant? Hell House LLC II: The Abaddon Hotel (2018) Plot. The release date of the movie Hell House LLC 2 The Abaddon Hotel is set to September 14th, 2018 (on iTunes and Amazon Instant Video). Things that annoyed me about Hell House LLC (SPOILERS) spoiler. Russell Wynn has taken his audience-interactive show, Insomnia, into the abandoned hotel that is rumored to be haunted. 2 of 2 found this relevant Relevant? Many were disappointed. It's sorta like Paranormal Activity: not suggesting the plot is the same, but that series has a very barebones narrative and it uses the sequels to build story of the original film to a much more fleshed out tale. | Yes No. She assembles a team equally hungry for… It looks like we don't have a Synopsis for this title yet. It’s violent, dark, disgusting and gory as fuck. The relationships take on a life of their own. Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff on the opening night of a Halloween haunted house tour, a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to find out what really happened. Like the first film, Hell House LLC II: The Abaddon Hotel is presented as a “found footage” film; or at least superficially. When I discovered an interest in found footage films a year or so ago, rumour told me that Stephen Cognetti’s Hell House LLC was one film that I must watch. Hell House LLC (2015) Plot Keywords. After sitting empty and boarded up by the owners for thirty years, Rolf Rudolph Deutsch wants a small group of hand selected experts from several unique fields of study to go into the house and stay for one week. Hell House LLC – Middle of the Night Plot synopsis: “Five years after an unexplained malfunction causes the death of 15 tour-goers and staff of a Halloween haunted house tour (Hell House), a documentary crew travels back to the scene of the tragedy to investigate the events of that night. It is basically the same plot as the first one, except this time the people doing the documentary are skeptics. This website cannot be displayed as your browser is extremely out of date. Synopsis Yes No. tv news. She assembles a team equally hungry for answers with one goal: break into the hotel and discover the truth. And I did; even placing it at number seven in my top ten. Clearly we hear Jessica getting killed. Rather, Jackson is one of several “new” victims who have gone missing in the two years since the faux “Hell House… I’ll watch the third one, sure; but I’ve got little hope of a satisfying film after this one… fingers crossed Cognetti surprises me. The film, shot as a documentary, follows a group of Halloween haunted housecreators as they prepare for the 2009 opening of their popular haunted attraction, Hell House. It vaguely started to remind me of Grave Encounters 2 at certain points, no that is not a movie I am a fan of. 4 of 4 found this relevant Relevant? The much-anticipated sequel to the 2014 found-footage hit, Stephen Cognetti takes another documentary crew back to the site of the tragedy, this time with a medium, and one team member from the first crew. I loved the female character kind of forcing this disgusting erotic nature and it doubled down on the series soul which is the deadly allure of hell. The hotel was as creepy as ever along with the spirits. Cogentti's favorite type of scares in horror are the little things caught in the background that the protagonists are not immediately aware of. Can't wait to watch Hell House LLC III which is a Shudder exclusive “Hell House LLC II” then moves to an interview with Wendy Mallet, mother of Abaddon Hotel victim Jackson Mallet, who also isn’t directly connected to the first film. It's been eight years since the opening night tragedy of Hell House, LLC and still many unanswered questions remain. Who filmed that? So, in a roundabout way, the plot involves Jessica Fox (Jillian Geurts) and her colleague Molly (Joy Shatz) contacting former editor Mitchell Cavanaugh (Vasile Flutur) and vain medium Brock Davies (Kyle Ingleman) about investigating the hotel (after having receiving an anonymous tip and watching the panel show), they go to the hotel, are very spooked, and not all of them emerge. Hell House LLC is competently made but nothing more than that, it feels incredibly safe and there wasn't anything about it I'm going to remember by this time next week. found footage. that I didn’t regret watching it at all. The extended cut of Hell House LLC boasts a run time of 97 minutes, up eight minutes from the original movie. | Please update your browser to one of the following: Chrome, Firefox, Edge, ‘Hell House LLC II: The Abaddon Hotel’ | Film Review, #100DaysOfHorror Part 10 - Counting down #10 to #1. All rights reserved. “Hell House LLC” is a faux documentary “found footage” film about what really happened on that fateful night of October 8th, 2009. (1988) Hellbound: Hellraiser 2 7.5/10. Site by FireCask. As the house becomes more and more the focus of the film, the players become the backdrop for the creepy events that eventually ascend into a mysterious yet poignant full circle ending. 538. The original film had a dedicated fan base, some of whom subscribed to Shudder especially when they heard the sequel was about to land there. Hell House LLC II, though, was another matter. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Really, found footage is one of those film styles that demands suspension of disbelief; and that is truly impossible if the acting is poor. The truth was more terrifying than they ever imagined. Just click the "Edit page" button at the bottom of the page or learn more in the Synopsis submission guide. Directed by Stephen Cognetti. Be the first to contribute! He worked to embody these sensibilities in Hell House LLC. And as for the guy from the city council, Arnold Tasselman (Brian David Tracy)… he acts – if you can call it that – as though he’s stepped in at the last minute, into an unfamiliar script. It's been eight years since the opening night tragedy of Hell House, LLC and still many unanswered questions remain. With Gore Abrams, Alice Bahlke, Danny Bellini, Theodore Bouloukos. Tragedy strikes on opening night when an unknown "malfunction" causes the death of fifteen tour-goers and staff. I assume chained girl died, they don't mention her again. The medium Brock Davies is a shallow character, and the actor seems to be just reading lines throughout, rather than acting them. Pingback: #100DaysOfHorror Part 10 - Counting down #10 to #1. Hell House LLC is a 2015 American found-footage horror film written and directed by Stephen Cognetti and produced by Fbi Films. Hmm: so it’s essentially a mock documentary, and we now have a new name to contend with. It’s been eight years since the opening night tragedy of Hell House, LLC and still many unanswered questions remain. The film reveals the lead-up to the tragedy and documenting what exactly went wrong that night which … It was a generally creepy moment and that line is probably my favorite from the movie. We know from very early on in this film who survives, as there is a police interview intercut with everything else, so little suspense there. I know all of this can be brushed off as "it was for the plot" or "it's just a movie" but I still feel like ranting because I've seen this movie get a lot of praise here. But here’s my first problem: the assembled footage starts with the interview of a parent of a missing kid, then goes on to the TV panel show that the independent team watched when they decided to visit the hotel… and also includes a view of them discussing whether to go! The acting is just as patchy once they get to the hotel, with hysterical Molly going over the top, and down-to-Earth David (Dustin Austen) being the most believable character – rational about his work, and keen to get some tacos – but unfortunately a very small role. Am I the only one who thinks Mitchell chose himself at the end? While Hell House LLC does a great job seeding in the lore of the Abaddon Hotel, neither the hotel nor the story behind it are true. The Hell House LLC director’s cut not only features a longer run-time, but also includes some great extras like cast interviews, a director introduction, commentary with writer and director Stephen Cognetti, behind the scenes footage, extended trailer, and deleted scenes. Hell House is a horror/ thriller/ mystery movie. Plot. Hell House LLC II: The Abaddon Hotel is available now on Shudder. The filmmakers actually shot the movie on location at the Waldorf Estate of Fear haunted house attraction in Lehighton, Pennsylvania. Thanks to an anonymous tip, investigative journalist Jessica Fox is convinced that the key evidence is hidden inside the abandoned Abaddon Hotel. Personally, I feel a little conned that I sat through that only to find that there is no resolution to the story: we have to wait for the third film for that. 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