Paranormal Activity 4 Reviews

October 22, 2012
We're still seeing things through handheld devices and built-in laptop cameras, even though nobody seems interested in looking at the footage the cameras were supposedly recording.
October 21, 2012
Even for a something about supernatural shenanigans, this ending is embarrassing.
October 21, 2012
They could have called this Paranormal Inactivity.
October 21, 2012
The mood is often playful, with teases and fake-outs that are sometimes humorous and usually right before shocks. Violence is rare, quick and devoid of lingering close-ups.
October 19, 2012
There are at least a half-dozen or so decent jolts to be enjoyed over the film's running time, but prepare for a long wait to actually get to them.
October 19, 2012
The mythology has deepened, largely to the negative, and the formula is as rigid as the fixins of a fast-food sandwich-tastes the same in every city. But the effects are eternally reliable.
April 11, 2019
Fans of the popular series will surely be disappointed with a film that feels as if it's on autopilot from the opening moments. It's more dull than frightening.
November 19, 2018
Silly-minded and riddled with telegraphed convolution, Paranormal Activity 4's only legitimate scare tactic is its inevitable fifth sluggish serving waiting in the wings for a future flaccid presentation in a selected October month of your choosing.
November 2, 2018
What it shows will shock and scare you...provided that you've never seen a horror film before in your life.
January 26, 2018
Doesn't seem interested in offering anything new or building on an already well-established mythology.