The Quarantine Stream: ‘Amityville: It’s About Time’ is the Haunted Clock Movie You’ve Been Looking For
Posted on Tuesday, September 15th, 2020 by Chris Evangelista
(Welcome to The Quarantine Stream, a new series where the /Film team shares what they’ve been watching while social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.)
The Movie: Amityville: It’s About Time
Where You Can Stream It: Shudder
The Pitch: An old clock that was once in the Amityville Horror house and used in a room where children were sacrificed in a Satanic ritual ends up in California, where it proceeds to wreak havoc on the life of an architect, his girlfriend, and his kids.
Why It’s Essential Quarantine Viewing: For years I avoided watching Amityville: It’s About Time, because I thought, “There is zero chance that movie is good.” Hell, I don’t even like the original Amityville Horror, and knowing this sequel was about a haunted clock just seemed like a truly dumb idea. So color me surprised when I gave this thing a shot over the weekend and found it to be…kind of awesome? Yes, it’s very silly. Yes, the plot makes almost no sense. And yet…