HOME SWEET HELL (2015) Reviews and overview

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‘Psycho wife, unhappy life’

Home Sweet Hell is a 2015 American dark comedy directed by Anthony Burns from a screenplay written by Carlo Allen, Ted Elrick and Tom Lavagnino.

The film stars Katherine Heigl (Bride of ChuckyValentineEvil Never Dies), Patrick Wilson (The Phantom of the OperaThe Conjuring and sequel), Kevin McKidd (Hannibal Rising), Jordana Brewster (The FacultyThe Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning), James Belushi, Bryce Johnson, A.J. Buckley, Alyshia Ochse, Madison Wolfe, Steffie Grote, Heath Freeman, Yohance Myles, Aiden Flowers, Ross P. Cook, Noëlle Renée Bercy.


Don Champagne seems to have it all: a successful business, a perfect house, perfect kids and a perfect wife. Unfortunately, when his wife, Mona (Katherine Heigl), learns of Don’s affair with a pretty new salesgirl (Jordana Brewster), this suburban slice of heaven spirals out of control.


Don soon realizes that Mona will stop at nothing, including murder, to maintain their storybook life where “perception is everything”…


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Special Features:

“Suburban Butchery: Making Home Sweet Hell” featurette
Two Deleted Scenes on the DVD / Seven Deleted Scenes on the Blu-ray
Outtakes (Blu-ray)
Champagne Furniture Store Commercial


“There are some cleverly sick twists in the plot, and Katherine Heigl is admirably game to send herself up. But director Anthony Burns and screenwriters Carlo Allen, Ted Elrick, and Tom Lavagnino end up undermining their material with some choices that soften the impact of a story that’s intended to be edgy. You can’t make a “nice” movie about murder.” The Aisle Seat


“All in all, with a juvenile script, a desperate side role for James Belushi, and a clear, direct-to-video stench, Home Sweet Hell doesn’t deviate from cliches, it glorifies them. If disposing a body in heavy rainfall is new to you, well you’ve obviously never ventured into the realm of bad cinema […] Bottom line: Seriously avoid this stinkpot.” Views on Film



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