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Film: Paranormal Activity | reviews, news & interviews

Film: Paranormal Activity

Film: Paranormal Activity

Heart-stopping terror-fest or whole lotta hype?

Demonic interference was ruining poor Katie's complexion
Low-budget horror movie, comprising supposedly "found" video footage depicting freaky supernatural events...  it's Blair Witch 2! Indeed, writer/director Oren Peli has taken discount film-making to new extremes, using his own home in San Diego as his sole location, restricting the cast to five (I can't even remember the "Girl on Internet" mentioned in the cast list), and bringing the piece home for a ridiculous $15,000.

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