Easily the most benign and unintentionally amusing of all the AMITYVILLE films, this made-for-TV chiller features the most ludicrous satanic villain since the eponymous hero of DEVIL DOG: THE HOUND OF HELL (1978). In this installment in the never-ending haunted house series, a demonic
floor lamp strikes terror in the heart of a dysfunctional family.
Eager to unload the Amityville house, a realtor disposes of the house's furnishings at a flea market. There, impulse shopper Helen Royce (Peggy McCay) buys and mails a hideous antique lamp to her sister, Alice Leacock (Jane Wyatt), as a joke. After cutting herself on the tree-shaped light fixture,
Helen lapses into ...