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The House of Yes Please May I Have Some More When Parker Posey debuted this film in 1997 along with three others she quickly became the sweetheart of independent films No one else had the gift for adapting such a stiffly written complexly neurotic character to the screen with such finesse that she made the whole movie believable Written and directed by Mark Water the script is based in a Broadway Play where young Marty Josh Hamilton comes home from college for Thanksgiving with his fianc Tori Spelling in tow The existence of the fianc was a shock for this upper-crust family and causes a malevolent stir swirling around Martys beautiful twin sister Jackie O Posey The family which includes Freddie Prinze Jr as the younger brother dislikes the idea of the fianc because she does not come from the same social sphere as they do and yet there is something more There is a strange connection between Marty and Jackie O the Kennedy Assassination and their missing father and the imminent hurricane on its way to their New England home While Jackie Os violent mental instability is without question as her mother rushes off to hide the kitchen knives the other characters flaws are not revealed until later Dont worry I wont ruin it for you While some feel Waters script is pretentious and overly highbrow I feel it is a breath of fresh air There are no car chases explosions or Oscar Winners in this film yet the dialogue is quick and witty and the tension between the twins is palpable and gripping With a surprise twist in the middle I was unprepared for yet two more to come and with that many She said What moments even the most jaded of movie-goers will have to watch The House of Yes at least twice to fully grasp its intricacies The movie even managed
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