Paranormal Activity

Paranormal Activity
  • 2007
  • US
  • 1h 26min
  • 15

Raw, truly lo-fi and also very clever, this 'Blair Witch'-style homemade horror is a compelling introduction to director Peli. A suburban couple set up a camcorder to record the things going bump in the night in their own home, and the fear factor is cranked up as the horror penetrates the domestic sphere; but crucially, there's also humour in this over-hyped but enjoyable spine-chiller.

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