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Blu-ray Review: “Amityville: The Awakening” Promises Much But Fails To Deliver - Irish Film Critic
A single mother moves her three children into a haunted house, unaware of its bloody history. I grew up in the ’70s and ’80s watching the original Amityville trilogy, “The Amityville Horror,” “Amityville II: The Possession,” and “Amityville 3-D.” Out of the three, Amityville II was my personal favorite. Part 1 was cheesy and never held up very well over the years and part 3 was made just to cash in on the 3-D craze of the early-to-mid ’80s but part 2 was legitimately creepy, with some first-rate performances, especially that of Jack Magner who played Sonny, the film’s protagonist and antagonist. It had a haunting score by Lalo Schifrin and Damiano Damiani did an outstanding job with his …