• Paranormal Activity 4 (2012)

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Release Date: October 19th, 2012

DVD Release Date: January 29th, 2013

R|1 hr 27 min

Plot Summary
It has been five years since Katie (Katie Featherston) murdered her sister and disappeared with her infant nephew, Hunter, in tow. Now, a new family is about to fall prey to nighttime terrors. A mysterious accident next door leads to teenage Alex (Kathryn Newton) and her family becoming the temporary guardians of Robbie (Brady Allen), a very creepy neighbor boy. Cameras installed throughout Alex's home capture the sinister events that unfold after Robbie's arrival.

Cast: Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively, Aiden Lovekamp, Brady Allen, Stephen Dunham, Alexondra Lee, Katie Featherston, Sara Mornell

Director: Henry Joost , Ariel Schulman

Genres: Thriller, Horror

Production Co: Blumhouse, Room 101 Inc., Solana Films

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

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  • Fairly mild in tone and riffing -- if not quite ripping -- off a collection of horror classics that includes "The Shining," "Rosemary's Baby" and "Poltergeist," both the franchise's premise and its execution nevertheless remain rudimentary, with the narrative and character backstories representing more of a sketch than a fully realized vision of the supernatural world that Katie inhabits. show more

  • This is hardly reinventing the wheel, but it is serviceable, if you're looking for a few shivery communal scares. show more

  • The film is heavily reliant on jump scares, but its best moments are the ones before them, when the tension builds without the benefit of escalating music to queue you in to the approaching shock. show more

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