Amityville 3-D (1983)

Why would anyone want to live in the Amityville house? It’s got a bilious basement with a bottomless pit, a lethal living room, and feral flies that swarm in the attic. The sinks don’t work either. In fact, this house is going straight to Hell – literally!

Into this questionable piece of real estate moves Tony Roberts, a skeptical journalist who doesn’t believe the horror stories concerning the house (or hasn’t learned anything from the first two movies) and is determined not to let `superstition’ get the better of him. But get the better of him it does…

This is in no way a great movie – but it keeps me entertained every time I watch it, the hallmark of good low-budget horror fun. And dig that neat poster – great horror movie graphics! There’s also some amusement to be had due to the presence of a few future stars in the cast – such as Lori Loughlin as the daughter of the journalist, who would trade in her haunted house for a Full House. And then there’s Meg Ryan, touring the Amityville residence and pondering the joys of sexual relations with ghosts.