PA4 is getting raked over the coals. It also comes on the heels of 'Sinister', so it'll be interesting to see how this one plays.
LAT has a round-up with lines like:
"Paranormal" film manages "to wring more scares out of empty rooms than previously thought possible."
"(The movie makers) ... rely on goosing the audience with false scares and bland jolts."
"Asymmetrically framed scenes, staccato editing techniques and
oppressive ambient sound (and the ominous lack of a score) are
substituted for any real narrative development, leaving a plot essentially consisting of a series of setups followed by frightening payoffs."
Here's Jeremy Jahns' take.
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- Denzel Talks Character in 'Flight'
- Smart Writing Avoids Being Too Smart
- Ooh. A Look at 'Iron Man 3'
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- Reviews Are Bad
- Minimalist, Good
- Glossy But Still Not Getting The Hook
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- Oof. International Trailer for 'Mama'
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- International Trailer for 'Killing Them Softly'
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- 'Carrie' Tease
- Clip from Trainfall. I Mean 'Skyfall'
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- What Was That Girl's Name Again?
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- Airbrushy, Too Smooth, No Hook
- Pure Atmosphere And Innuendo
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- On X-Mas?
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- Poster for 'Gangster Squad'
- 'You've Got Nudity In Here!'
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- 'Seven Psychopaths' Featurette
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