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Paranormal Activity 3 (2011) - Henry Joost & Ariel Schulman

This third installment of the Paranormal Activity franchise answers a lot of questions for fans of the series but it leaves questions too. I really appreciated the effort in plot development this time around. The first two installments felt like they were the same movie. This one at least has a different edge. Not too different though. You are still sitting around staring at a door moving for five minuets. In some ways it works in other's the director must be laughing at us.
This story takes place in 1988 well before the first two, technically making this prequel. The main protagonist in the movie, like always, is documenting everything via camera. Now they explain it by having Dennis, our hero, obsessed with making movies and editing video tape. Dennis starts to investigate when daughters Katie and Kristi, the girls from the first two movies, start acting strange late at night. Kristi starts talking with an "invisible friend" named Toby who is constantly attacking the …