My Amityville Horror Synopsis
For the first time in 35 years, Daniel Lutz recounts his version of the infamous Amityville haunting that terrified his family in 1975.
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The Playlist

By Drew Taylor
The results are a disturbing mixture of paranormal ghost story and psychological unease.
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70

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Whether it was all a haunting or a hoax is left unanswered, but the film leaves little doubt that Amityville's greatest source of evil was,...
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63

Slant Magazine

The film is a tender character portrait rooted in deep curiosity and sympathy for its subject.
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60

Los Angeles Times

By Sheri Linden
The blurring of fact and fiction has been a part of the Amityville saga since it became public, but for Lutz there's no gray area in his...
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50

Variety

By Rob Nelson
This documentary plays like an extended episode of “Unsolved Mysteries,” deficient as it is in stylistic zeal, investigative spirit and...
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50

The A.V. Club

By Scott Tobias
Walter has the case down cold and arrives at suitably ambiguous conclusions about terrors both real and suggested, but he gets there...
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Lutz, who was a boy when his family fled the Long Island home, is full of belligerence in this chronicle of his family’s alleged run-in...
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30

The New York Times

By Neil Genzlinger
These days, when paranormal-themed shows are all over television, Mr. Lutz sounds like just another guy peddling an unverifiable spooky...
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Scary!!

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It's really scary but fun to watch at the same time!!!...

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