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Movie Review: The Amityville Horror (1979)

On November 13th 1974, Ronald DeFeo, Jr murdered his mother; father & 4 of his siblings in 112 Ocean Avenue, Amityville, New York. His attempts to cover it up as a mob style hit fell apart quickly thanks to inconsistencies in his story & he is was found guilty of all 6 murders. 578 more words

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this day in crime history: november 13, 1974

On this date in 1974, 23 year old Ronald “Butch” DeFeo, Jr. walked into Henry’s Bar in Amityville, NY and announced that he thought his parents had been shot. 205 more words

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The Amityville Horror (1979)

Directed by Stuart Rosenburg.  Written by Jay Anson (book) and Sandor Stern (screenplay).  Based on the story of George (played by James Brolin) and Kathy Lutz (played by Margot Kidder). 227 more words


Review: The Amityville Horror (book)


When blessing the house (which is the real main character in The Amityville Horror) a priest hears this declarative command coming from a room covered with flies, inexplicably alive in the New York winter season. 598 more words


WEIRDO'WEEN #22: The Amityville Horror [1979]

Because nothing is scarier than a film that claims to be based on a true story, right? When it comes to marriage, newlyweds generally move into a large house, raise a family, and live happily ever after.. 1,315 more words


Beware Crimson Peak (And Other Horror Movies) If You're a Dog

In Guillermo Del Toro’s new gothic horror film, “Crimson Peak,” an adorable stray Papillon shows up at the remote, British mansion belonging to Thomas Sharpe (Tom Hiddleston) and new bride Edith (Mia Wasikowska) insists on keeping it. 814 more words



We Are Still Here is a 2015 film set in 1979 about a husband and wife (who I just learned is played by Barbara Crampton, the girl from… 547 more words