The Invitation Movie Review

The majority of "The Invitation," a brittle, monotonous foray into gothic horror, occurs in a house in the English countryside. 

The location is acceptable, albeit unimaginative: the estate's outside looks like it was made of Playmobil

while its dismal interior is covered with cobwebs and most nearly resembles a dungeon.

Outside of the theatre, a visitor would be scrambling for the door after receiving an invitation to such a residence

That isn't the case for Evie (Nathalie Emmanuel)

a cynical New York ceramicist who unintentionally ends up becoming the belle of the ball when her long-lost cousin Oliver  invites her to a wedding taking place on the property

Evie, an only child whose mother suddenly passed away, is thrilled by the idea of having extended family