Paranormal Activity review

By Muvie Reviewer
Written October 21, 2011
I was never a fan of the film series. I find that the Paranormal Activity movies take way too long to scare the movie goer for a horror movie, but I went anyway with a fresh perspective cause my honey bunny wanted to see it. Yikes, more of the same old except this time its their shortest movie of the three, 81 minutes long, (guess I should consider myself lucky). At the start of the movie the director goes for some cheap lame scares like a jack in the box gag (that is just my example as I wont spoil it for the PA3 faithful). The best moments of the movie is at the end when the director really cranks up the tension, action and the story unfolds. I would have rated this an 'Oh No' but there are a few good moments at the end, too bad that I had to sit through most of the movie in order to see it. For those who are not die hard PA fans and want to see this movie I recommend trying to see a matinee w/matinee prices as this movie is really not worth the $13.50 ticket price tag.
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Extremely Disappointed...Just Another Hyped up Movie :(

By DaRookie2012
Written October 22, 2011
Sorry, I've seen better films like The Shining, The Exorcist, Amityville Horror and others. Those are classic movies with real scare tactics and suspense. Paranormal Activity does not cut it for me. Honestly, I don't know why they even bother. This film insults the REAL film makers in the business. All three Paranormal Activity films were boring. The camera work was not very good. They had a great concept but the story telling is horrible. I went to see this one because I was really hoping they would use another approach to story telling. FYI - the entire audience were booing at the end. Hey Paramount, you guys FOOLED us again with all the media hype. I give you guys A+ on marketing but the movie itself is below a F-.
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It was so scary that ....

By NYCFilmMaker11
Written October 26, 2011
I had my eyes closed the entire time because I feel asleep. It bored me to death.. LOL. I finally woke up and caught the last two minutes of the ending. When I looked around me most of the people had left the movie theater, there were only a few of us left. Never again PA, you tricked me 3 times. But NOT again, it was a very disappointing movie. Being a ghost hunter myself, I was really hoping to see some kind of PARANORMAL stuff besides the cheap scare tactics. The movie is a low grade film not worth the money. Poor directing,acting,camera,lighting, editing...I'm just curious where did the director go to film school? Or maybe he didn't LOL. PA is just a student film gone bad LOL.
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Good not great.

By RCalhoun
Written October 21, 2011
I liked the first a lot and LOVED the second one. This one definitely has its moments. However, the payoff in this one isn't worth the build up. The ending sucks. Most of the good scenes from the previews are not even in the movie i.e. the girl jumping off the ledge, the priest getting his head bounced off the table, etc.... If you liked the others then you will probably like this one. Just don't get your hopes up too high.
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Not as good as the first two.

By Gigity
Written October 21, 2011
If you have already seen Paranormal Activity one and two don't expect this one to be better, because it is not. Don't get me wrong, it has it's moments but don't hold it to the high standerds of the first two because you will be disappointed. The end is very hoakey, and I never use that word. If there is nothing eles you would rather see, go see it, but don't have high expectations.
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