So bad that Spielberg took his producing credit off it. So misconceived that Stephen King walked away from the project. The CGI is godawful. Digital is never scary. Lili Taylor is better than this but you can tell her inconsistent lead turn is the bastard child of reshoots and studio edits. The bombastic nature overwhelms the other actors. The production design of the house interiors are admittedly ornate but leave zero room for negative space. A forgotten blockbuster dud.
Perfect Double Bill: The Haunting (1963)
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