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could happen in any dark or strange house inhabited by any young couple, and
instead made it very specific to this particular person. While the first film
hinted at a twisted family back story, the sequels dwelt on it a little too
much. So it's great to see Paranormal Activity 4 at least open on an entirely
new family. The short prologue all but assures us that the movie will eventually
pick up the threads of the first film, and it certainly does. Although one of
the twists is shrewd enough that I give it a bit of credit for execution.
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playful. It feels strange to talk about
a movie featuring an ominous demon hunting a small suburban family in these
terms, but there's a surprisingly warm and endearing sense of humour to be
found in the first two-thirds of the film.
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finalé, as the movie and the series become too burdened down with mythology and
story - and the last third certainly becomes a little over-crowded and generic,
threatening to collapse under its own weight as so many modern horrors do.
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standard set by the sequels, ending up much stronger than Paranormal Activity
2, and about on-par with Paranormal Activity 3. By this point, we know what to expect from
these films. It's a small suburban family at the mercy of some ethereal
other-worldly force. "He doesn't like it when you film him," a creepy
child advises out leads at one point during the demon's most forceful attack,
perhaps retroactively explaining the ferocity of the creature's attacks in the
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He's just camera shy. The film does well to open on a new family instead of
continuing to focus on the old tangled family tree. Part of the appeal of the original film was
watching a couple deal with something that seemed genuinely otherworldly. The
two sequels explored the family history a bit too much, to the point where the
series became almost over-burdened with story. Indeed, Paranormal Activity 3
was something of an origin story for the two female leads in Paranormal
Activity and Paranormal Activity 2.
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haunting, creating the impression that the malignant force has a reason or
motivation, and that it could be bargained or bartered with.
It's nice to open on a new cast of characters who we know
aren't burdened with decades of family history tied to demons and ghosts. The
script actually makes a very clever decision to shift the film's attention Watch
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This is quite a shrewd decision. After
all, the most unbelievable aspect of the first three films was the idea that
the family had three selfish jackass patriarchs more concerned with documenting
these bizarre experiences than caring for their family.
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that regard, with Micah seeming like a self-centred tool.
It worked there due
to novelty, but seeing the pattern repeat made the concept rather stale.
Indeed, by the time the third film rolled around, it seemed almost incredible
that not one male figure was more interested in his better half's sanity than
in making a nice home movie. That was certainly less believable than the
existence of a sinister demonic force answering to the name "Toby."
To be fair, the movie hints that it's intentional. It
delights in teasing us with false "reveal"shots to build tension. A
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it when the character closes it. A character will move close to fidget with the
camera, only to lean back, and we'll tense as we expect a sinister shadow shape
to be waiting. Many would accuse the
movie of unduly teasing the audience, but I don't mind - playing on
expectations works well enough. That said, the movie doesn't quite deliver on
anything in its third act. I will concede to being fond of Paranormal Activity
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if it's far from purpose. It's too heavily burdened by the series' mythology,
and its conclusion is all over the map. However, it has an endearing charm for
the first half of its runtime, and two solidly engaging leads, with a new lease
on life. The Paranormal Activity series might not be a spring chicken, but it's
still a lot healthier than a lot of other horror series to make to four films.