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.
October 19, 2012
Screenwriter Christopher Landon, along with co-directors Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman, make a truly lame attempt at establishing a supernatural mythology to explain all this ...
October 19, 2012
It's all faint-by-numbers this time, without even a cool device like the low-tech fan cam from PA3 to interest us or really scare us.
October 19, 2012
There is still activity, I regret to report, and none of it is of the normal variety.
October 19, 2012
The scares are hit-and-miss, but at least Alex and Ben are fun to hang out with.