Originally Posted by The Revelator
I really loved House of the Devil because the entire picture has a growing sense of dread and suspense and an outstanding payoff. The Innkeepers had two great characters who were just screwing around and no questions were really answered by the end.
I really should go back and give House of the Devil another rewatch, because I've only seen it once but I absolutely fell in love with it when I watched it. It's really quite slow, but never boring. There's always something going on.