Reviews and Problems with The Amityville Horror Trilogy
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Amityville Horror Trilogy, The
1 October 2013
Excerpt: For many people, ghost stories were their first introduction to horror. Their appeal is universal and cross-cultural. And at least part of the reason is that ghosts don’t tend to bother you out in public, surrounded by people.
Summary: Shout! Factory wasn't quite able to rouse itself up to its typical standard with The Amityville Horror Trilogy , which is understandable considering the general dullness of the films themselves. Horror fans are advised to look elsewhere.
Conclusion: Shout! Factory has once again gone above and beyond with a very handsomely mounted package of three films which offer at the most a certain campy cult value. But this set is appointed with a lot of great supplements which should be of real interest to these films' fans.
Conclusion: The big reason to pick up this release is Amityville II: The Possession . It’s a grisly little horror film and the treatment it’s been given here with presentation and bonus material is a fantastic combination.
Conclusion: The original theatrical trilogy to 'The Amityville Horror' franchise comes with more amusing memories than it does genuine scares. Although this is somewhat disappointing, especially with the first movie not being as scary as once thought, the nostalgia all three films elicit is enough for them to...