“Paranormal Activity”: The Strange Story Of Micah Sloat And Katie FeatherstoneBy shantanu, Gaea News Network
Saturday, October 10, 2009
“Paranormal Activity”, a mocu-horror flick which bears a striking resemblance with the concept and the genre of the famous spine tingling horror flick “Blair Witch Project” has raised quite a buzz in the movie world for its clever construction and brilliant camera work. According to the sources, the film has gathered quite a considerable amount of attention from the horror movie buffs and has been a regular fixture at Tweeter’s trendy topics despite being played at a mere 33 theaters since its release on last Friday. The movie revolves around two central characters, MIcah Sloat and Katie Featherstone. Sources revealed that this week the movie will expand itself to 46 markets where it will be screened through out the day and night in as many as 176 theaters.
The movie opens up with an intriguing title, thereby thanking the fictional family of Micah Sloat and Katie Featherstone as well as the San Diego Police Department, giving the audience a clear indication that the “found footage” is bound to have paranormal activities stored in it. The plot of the story revolves around Micah and his girlfriend Katie who have been staying together for almost three years. The male protagonist gets hold of a video camera to shoot the paranormal activities that have been happening in his two storey building in San Diego. Weird activities have since been occupied Katie whose actual house was burned down when she was eight years old. Since then she has been haunted by a shadowy figure as nightmares plague her normal life. The movie picks up from this point.
The eerie movie which has been shot in the couple’s cookie-cutter dwelling is terrifying due to its unusual way of filming and plot. “Paranormal Activity” has the potential of becoming one of the best horror movies in this genre. The film has already gained a mass appeal.