The Paranormal Activity franchise, in my eyes, has been the benchmark for "found footage" films. With Paranormal Activity 3, viewers are taken even deeper into Katie's demonic past as captured by old childhood home videos. While the film is successful at delivering the scares and jolts we've come to expect from the series, it fails to deliver the tension and suspense of the previous films. The scare tactics lacked originality and many were recycled techniques that fans of the franchise will immediately recognize. Still, PA3 is one of the better "found footage" films and viewers looking for a scare will get an adequate dose. Just don't expect to have to sleep with the lights on.