Jul 26, 2014
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Paranormal Activity 4 is More Trick than Treat (VIDEO REVIEW)

If you enjoy watching characters sleep while their furniture moves around them, I have just the movie

A Nevada family plays host to a very odd 6-year-old neighbor boy whose unseen mother has suddenly been hospitalized in Paranormal Activity 4.

A group of young unknown actors jump into the Paranormal Activity formula without a hitch. No matter how much you try to anticipate the scary stuff, you jump. 

A neighborhood witches' coven plays into the proceedings, adding to the drama. In the end, as expected,  all you really get is a whole bunch of jolts and scares. If you have seen any of the previous films it's more of the same. This time around I was more tricked than treated.

The original Paranormal Activity back in 2007 was fresh but, with this installment, the found footage evil entity gimmick has grown stale. So the flick-o-meter gives Paranormal Activity 4 a three out of five. The premise behind this one seems a bit scatter-brained and pointless but, because halloween is upon us, it should do the trick of getting you in the mood for those things that go bump in the night.

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