The Haunting in Connecticut (DVD)

True-life supernatural events have long proved tempting fodder for film-makers; movies like The Amityville Horror, The Exorcist and The Exorcism of Emily Rose have all been based on the horrors suffered by real people – all with a bit of dramatic license thrown in, of course. And while Peter Cornwell’s dramatization of the spooky ordeal faced by the Reed family back in the 1980s isn’t quite as scary as finding a ghost in your spare room, its atmospheric chills may send a shiver or two up the spine.

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