Paranormal Activity (2007) – Oren Peli

The Blair Witch Project may have made found footage horror movies mainstream, but it was Oren Peli’s Paranormal Activity that brought it into our bedrooms. And this haunted house/possession story is the next stop in the ghost chapter of DK Canada’s Monsters in the Movies. There’s a lot of divisiveness about this movie, people either…

A Saturday’s Paranormal Activity

Earlier this week at the screening of the new tv series The River, I won a prize pack which included autographed copies of all of three (to-date) Paranormal Activity films. So Saturday morning, while I settled in to do laundry and groceries, I worked my way through all three films. The first is still my…

The River – Episodes 1 & 2

The River is the concerted effort of Oren Peli, of Paranormal Activity fame, and Steven Spielberg (amongst others of course), who made his own foray into spooky territory with Poltergeist. A film which Peli later paid homage to with James Wan with Insidious, which I have to admit, had some interesting moments, ideas, and a…