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.
It panders to those short on memory as if its central inspiration, Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man, were just released last week.
In effect, this remake is a cover song recorded in a slicker studio with the best equipment.
The film is a familiar rehashing of what Romero already covered in Day of the Dead.
For God’s Sake, doesn’t anyone in Long Island own a flyswatter?