Paranormal Activity 2

With the sequel, there’s a camera set up in the lounge room, which gives us a view of four separate doorways, not to mention cupboards and windows. This meant that I was constantly on the lookout for whatever terror might be lurking, my eyes frantically searching from one doorway to the next.
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Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity features some wonderfully old-fashioned smoke and mirrors type trickery. There are no expensive special effects to get in the way of the horror. I couldn’t even begin to count the number of horror films that start out creepy but end up trading scares for fancy prosthetics or CGI. Many will be pleased to know that whilst this is all from a perspective of a handicam, very little of the cinematography is handheld.
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