Trailer – Sinister
Sep30

Trailer – Sinister

  I don’t know how many times I’ve seen this trailer – maybe half of a dozen – but every time I do, I can’t help but roll my eyes. The first problem with it: “From the producers/writers of Insidious and Paranormal Activity.” Second: Every image that is supposed to scare looks lame. I read over and over how scary Insidious was, so I saw it. It made me want to hurt someone. Bad and laughable. Again, the reviews are saying how...

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Trailer – Taken 2
Sep30

Trailer – Taken 2

  I didn’t see Taken in the cinema; caught it on DVD. It was OK. Kind of predictable fluff. And yet … there is a Taken 2, which looks like Taken but in Istanbul, and instead of his daughter being taken, Liam Neeson and his wife are taken. Get it? Yeah, I will probably wait for this to show up on DVD. Please, let this be the end of this...

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Trailer – Paranormal Activity 4
Sep30

Trailer – Paranormal Activity 4

  Because of the hype, I actually drove to Lincoln – about 45 minutes away by interstate – to see Paranormal Activity. It was a lot of old school haunting films mashed together, and I didn’t really find it very scary. (I’m desensitized, I’ve been told.) I think I saw Paranormal Activity 2 and maybe 3 on DVD. Or did I see 3? Does it matter? Probably not. What I can say for certainty is that I will NOT be seeing the fourth film. NO...

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