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Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension (2015)

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Using a special camera that can see spirits, a family must protect their daughter from an evil entity with a sinister plan.

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Gregory Plotkin

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Chris J. Murray ... Ryan
Brit Shaw ... Emily
Ivy George ... Leila
Dan Gill ... Mike
Olivia Taylor Dudley ... Skyler
Chloe Csengery ... Katie
Jessica Tyler Brown ... Kristi (as Jessica Brown)
Don McManus ... Kent
Michael Krawic ... Father Todd
Hallie Foote ... Grandma Lois
Aiden Lovekamp ... Hunter Rey
Cara Pifko ... Laura
Mark Steger ... Tobi
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Storyline

The Ghost Dimension, follows a new family, The Fleeges - father Ryan (Chris J. Murray), mother Emily (Brit Shaw) and their young daughter Leila (Ivy George) - Who move into a house and discover a video camera and a box of tapes in the garage. When they look through the camera's lens, they begin to see the paranormal activity happening around them - including the re-emergence of young Kristi and Katie.

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Rated R for language and some horror violence | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

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Release Date:

23 October 2015 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$10,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,070,493, 23 October 2015, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$18,300,124

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$78,099,553
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When Mike and Emily are looking through the papers about the previous owners of the house, the bed sheets change position when the scene cuts. See more »

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Leila: [from the trailer] Daddy? I can't sleep.
Ryan Fleege: What's going on?
Leila: There are noises in my room.
Ryan Fleege: You hear noises in your room? Okay, well Daddy will go and make you everything's...
Leila: [sneezes]
KatieKristi: [on the TV screen, talking to the outside world] Bless you.
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Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension Review
22 November 2015 | by keithlovesmoviesSee all my reviews

Married couple Ryan and Emily (Chris J. Murray and Brit Shaw) along with their young daughter Leila (Ivy George) and Ryan's little brother Mike (Dan Gill) suddenly find a box of old VHS tapes and an old video camera that can allow them to see paranormal occurrences that the human eye can't detect in their house. When Ryan and Mike decide to watch the tapes, they soon see that they film Katie and Kristi (Chloe Csengery and Jessica Tyler Brown), from previous Paranormal Activity films, being taught supernatural abilities by their grandmother (Hallie Foote). However in the video, Katie begins to notice the brother's presence despite the video being filmed 20 years earlier. When Leila becomes a victim of supernatural attacks, Ryan and Emily must find a way to save their daughter.

I will say that I haven't seen all of the Paranormal Activity films so my opinions will be based on this. I chose to see this film because I was curious as to how they would utilize 3D. I did not think it added anything to the experience other than in one scene. I think they used 3D as an excuse to show things with the paranormal camera in which the characters find near the beginning of the film. Other times some of the 3D moments just felt weird when contrasted with the film's found footage format. The main problem that I've had with the few films of the series that I have seen was that they were too slow. In other words, not too much would happen on screen until later on in the film so it was very easy to get bored or disinterested. I'm happy to say that this is not the case here as on screen stuff happens rather quickly. Unfortunately based on the found footage format, the only things that seemed to happen were just weird sounds, stuff moving, and just different ghosts moving across and into the screen. This isn't too much of an original way to scare people but I will admit to having jumped a few times and I don't do that very often. Without giving too much away, the plot in this films makes absolutely no sense whatsoever. Sure there's something wrong with the daughter but the reason why doesn't make sense and just about everything else does not either. Watching this film which was quite short at around an hour and a half, I found myself often asking why or how. Maybe with more time, they could have explained a few more things. My understanding could have come from because I haven't seen too many other films in the series or maybe it simply doesn't make sense. This film was advertised as the end of the series and providing an explanation to the previous films of the series (I assume not the spinoffs) but I don't think it did that. Again without giving anything away, the only reference to the previous films I recognized were the characters of Katie and Kristi from Paranormal Activity 3. I found the acting in this one to be consistent for the most part. It was all OK but not exceptional as most of the acting consisted of reacting to different things. I did not like the daughter, however, because her moodiness felt odd. As with most horror films, the plot consists of characters not knowing what was happening, then they figure it out, and then they try to stop it. I'm not exactly sure all three of those happened. I was not a big fan of the end either as it just left us with more questions than answers. Overall, based on the action, this film for me is the best Paranormal Activity I've seen (limited experience) and the best found footage movie I've seen.

Score: 6/10 keithlovesmovies.com


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