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CJ goes to the cinema: ‘Paranormal Activity’
I don’t often go to the cinema – in order I think I saw The Wizard of Oz (got scared and had to be taken out), Excalibur, Ghostbusters, Mississippi Burning, Dracula, the first Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings part one – The Fellowship of the Ring. That’s it, every film I have ever seen in my whole life at the cinema, until last night. when I went with Becky to see a film called Paranormal Activity.
I have watched about the same number of films on TV, and maybe the same again on DVD (including Star Wars, The Magnificent Seven, Battleship Potemkin, Oktober, Kind Hearts and Coronets, The Producers (original version, never seen the new one) and Dr Strangelove. I have enjoyed all these films, and maybe I should watch more; but I acknowledge that many people watch more films in a month than I have seen in my entire life, so I may be the worst person in the world to review films. However compared with the other films i have seen, let’s get one thing straight – Paranormal Activity, the film I saw last night was not very good. Continue reading
Posted in Paranormal, Reviews and Past Events Tagged ambiivalent response to film Paranormal Activity, Barrie Colvin, Becky Smith, bites like a demon, Christian Jensen Romer, cj.23, D Scott Rogo, daemonic, David Carter-Green, David Sivier, David Wells, Dogme95, Ed and Lorraine Warren, Exorcism kills, film reviews, Gertrude Schmeidler, ghosthunters, if it acts like a demon, Jeff Belanger, Jo Blair, Katie Featherstone, Lars von Trier, Lisa Langood, Micah Sloat, Most Haunted, Most Haunted Live, movie reviews, Oh Whistle I'll And Come To You My Lad, Oren Peli, Paranormal Activity, Paranormal Activity (movie), parrot and poltergeists, Phil Whyman, poltergeist, poltergeist cases, poltergeists, Professor Ian Stevenson, psychical research, pyrogeist, Quantitative Assesment of a Haunted House, Riget, RSPK, Society for Psychical Research, spontaneous case investigation, SPR Study Day on Poltergeists, stinks like a demon it's a demon, talking mongoose called Gef, The Blair Witch Project, The Turn of the Screw., Theosophophist's shopping list, William Roll 8 Comments
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I has here reproduced the SPR study day information on the forthcoming event, but having now rejoined the society i note one of the membership guidelines clearly states “Members of the SPR may not issue public notices or advertisements about … Continue reading
Posted in Paranormal, Reviews and Past Events, Science Tagged Alan Murdie, Barrie Colvin, beasties, Guy Lyon Playfair, Halloween 2009 events, John Newton, John Poynton, Lamb Inn poltergeist, Marie Rose Barrington, Paranormal Review, parapsychology, percussive phenomena, poltergeists, psychical research, Rosenhein poltergeist, RSPK, S.P.R, Society for Psychical Research, South Shields poltergeist, SPR membership guidelines, SPR study days 58 6 Comments