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Even though it seemed to have a lot of elements of a good movie this fell flat on it's face. As remakes go or what ever this continuation was of the Amityville saga it was terrible. I watched this last Halloween with a friend because we got in the October mood. Well, this movie was one big disappointment. Also I am getting so sick of Hollywood leaning on CGI as a crutch for everything they do. No matter how detailed the CGI is it always seems rather cartoonish and continues to break the 4th wall. I know this saves money on budget and allows them to do stuff that they couldn't otherwise do with props or real special effects, but I just don't like CGI unless the entire movie is one of those CGI Animated movies which is meant to look like a glorified cartoon, or an episode of some sci fi movie in which the laser beam is CGI. Anyway, This movie is like chewing your favorite piece of gum but it's the sugar free kind. Sure it still tastes like strawberry and it still tastes sweet, it even chews like the real thing, but in your mind you since that something is amiss, you feel that something is wrong. You just know that it's fake. Just like a fake piece of gum this movie seemingly has most of the elements of a good movie but something is missing from the acting, the filming, the script, the house, the props, but you just can't place your finger on it. You just know that it's missing. Have you ever bought a cheap Family Dollar brand of Kool Aid. It may have a vibrant pink, red, or purple color. It may mix well. It may smell super sweet. But when you drink it, well... it tastes bland and ambiguous. You think to yourself "hmmm if I wasn't told this was Cherry and if it wasn't Red I couldn't tell what flavor this was supposed to be". It has a faint, vague and ambiguous flavor that without the dye and perfume you could not discern what flavor it mimics. The 2005 Amityville Horror is nothing more than a cheap dollar store knock off of the real thing.
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