'Paranormal 3' Scares Up the Past
This popular movie franchise is about to make you jump in your seat again.
If you like scary movies, Paranormal Activity 3 could be just the movie for you.
This old-fashioned ghost movie prequel takes the story line back to the beginning of the franchise and focuses on the two sisters seen as adults in the previous films.
The girls share a two-level home with their mother and her boyfriend. The girls are aware of a ghostly presence in the house; the adults, at first, are not.
The boyfriend has video cameras set up all over the house—running all the time, day and night.
The suspense builds as we watch the surveillance-type video, waiting for a ghost to appear. Nothing happens for long stretches, but the payoff is always a nice series of clunky videotape spills, chills and thrills.
Most people can relate to the “things that go bump in the night” activity experienced by these characters and understand that the monster you fear is often worse than the monster you see.
The sudden shock and odd musical chords add to the fright, but the long, silent wait for something to happen drags the film down to a score of three out of five on the flick-o-meter.
We've suggested this restaurant before, but when we think of scary movies, especially in October, we think Halloween, then spooky nights, then the hoot of an owl—and that brings us to the owl in the logo of this chain restaurant. If you're not into scary movies, perhaps a pre-movie beer will help ease your anxiety. The wings and burgers aren't bad, either.
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