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Film Review: Paranormal Activity (2007) HorrorAthon 3

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Directed by: Oren Peli

Starring: Katie Featherstone and Micah Sloat

Reviewed by: Brendan Graham (Phantomhour)

The Blair Witch Project paved the way for found footage horror back in 1999, with it’s slick ad campaign and it’s unseen level of tension brought on by unknown actors. Fast forward to 2007, Oren Peli creates his own terrifying vision. Two years later, Paramount Pictures sees the potential and starts a campaign to get people interested. It worked, and what followed became one of the most successful horror franchises of all time. With the release of Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension today (Which isn’t playing in my town, so I can’t review it), I thought we’d look back and see what made this first film so special.

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HORRORATHON Film Review: Ouija (2014)

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Starring: Olivia Cooke, Ana Coto, and Lin Shaye

Directed by: Stiles White

Reviewed by: Phantomhour (Brendan Graham)

Two words that people don’t like to associate together are, PG-13 and Horror. It has this terrible social stigma for horror fans that a PG-13 flick can’t scare or disturb. We know that’s not the case, Insidious and The Woman in Black are pretty good examples of this. So now we have a movie about one of the most controversial board games released to the public. How does it fare? Is it worth your Halloween movie money?

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