The Amityville Horror

Ronald DeFeo, 69, was convicted of killing his parents and four siblings in a home that later inspired the “The Amityville Horror” book and movies.
40 years ago the now infamous “Amityville Horror” murders took place in a little-known town on Long Island. Still, decades later, the town hasn’t escaped the stigma.
It's always a pleasant surprise to happen upon a movie that achievers the level of suspense or just plain creepiness that The Conjuring manages. It calls to mind films like The Exorcist, which understood that the less you saw, the scarier it got.