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Comments Shares "So you become very conscious of every little sound you hear because you don't have any neighbors above the walls, basically you're not supposed to hear anything. I'm sure most of it was natural sounds of the house settling, but every once in a while you would hear things that would be weird and you couldn't figure out where they are. He channeled those terrors into the tale of a regular suburban couple who experience strange goings-on in their otherwise ordinary San Diego home… [Page-break] 2. Shooting Scares Before getting started on the film itself, Peli threw himself into reaching the topic of things that go bump in the night: "The pre-production period involved a lot of research. That was a year before we started physical photography. I read a lot of books on the subject. Many interviews, accounts of exorcisms and stories about haunted homes.

Voice recorder tests are conducted by Micah the following morning, which reveal demonic grunting when Micah asks if it would like to use a Ouija board. During the fifteenth night, Katie, in an apparent trance, stands beside the bed and stares at Micah for two hours before going outside.

Micah tries to convince Katie to go back inside, but she refuses and appears to remember none of it the next day. Micah brings home a Ouija board, which infuriates Katie.

When they leave the house, the camera records an unseen force moving the planchette to form an unknown message on the Ouija board, which then spontaneously catches fire. Katie sees the video and pleads with Micah to contact the demonologist, but again he refuses.

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During the seventeenth night, Micah sprinkles baby powder in the hallway and outside the bedroom door. The couple are awakened by creaks, and find non-human footprints leading to the attic, where Micah finds a burnt photograph of a young Katie same picture from the second film. Katie finally calls the demonologist, Dr. Averies, but he is out of the country. The events of the seventeenth night have psychologically terrified the couple, which in turn has strengthened the demon.

Over the next few nights, the paranormal activity is excessive and intense. They eventually call Dr. Fredrichs back to the house, but he is overwhelmed by the demonic energy upon entering.

He apologetically leaves despite their pleas, stating that his presence only makes the demon angrier. The bleak reality causes the couple to lose all hope, which makes the demon strong enough to be able to pull Katie out of the bedroom and bite her, causing her to become fully possessed.

Micah discovers the bite mark and—deciding events are too out of control to remain in the house—he packs to head to a motel. Just as they are set to leave, the possessed Katie insists they will be okay now. The following night, Katie gets out of bed and stares at Micah for two hours before going downstairs.

After a moment of silence, Katie screams for Micah; he abruptly rushes to help her. Afterward, Micah exclaims in pain, Katie stops screaming, and then heavy footsteps are heard coming upstairs. Suddenly, Micah's body is violently hurled at the camera, which is knocked off the tripod, revealing a demonic Katie standing in the doorway. She slowly walks into the room, stained with blood, and crawls to Micah's body, then looks up at the camera with a grin.

As she lunges toward the camera, her face takes on a demonic appearance just as the scene cuts to black. Epilogue text states that Micah's body was discovered by the police on October 11, , and Katie's whereabouts remain unknown.

Once Paramount acquired the film, the original ending was scrapped, and two new endings were developed for the film, one of them being the one seen in theaters the scrapped ending was shown at only one public viewing. Katie returns to the bedroom and sits down against the bed with the knife in her hand, rocking back and forth, for almost two days straight.

Her friend Amber calls and leaves a message, saying that she is concerned because she hasn't heard from Katie or Micah. Amber eventually comes looking for her, but when she enters the house, she is heard screaming after seeing Micah's body.

The creature possessing Katie leaves her body, scaring Amber out of the house before returning to Katie, who resumes rocking back and forth.

Police officers arrive at the house about a half hour later and discover Micah's body as well. They call to Katie, who wakes from her catatonic state and seems confused. Katie comes out of the bedroom with the knife still in her hand.

The police ask her to drop the knife. Following a heated confrontation, a door behind one of the police officers slams shut, startling one of the officers, which causes him to shoot Katie, killing her. The film ends with the police investigating the area and finding nothing but the camera, still running. In this ending, available as an alternate ending in the home releases of the film, Katie returns to the bedroom after the screaming and noise of her and Micah struggling downstairs.

She is holding a knife and covered in blood.

She closes and locks the bedroom door. Katie walks over and smiles at the camera before cutting her own throat. The screen then fades to black. A third alternate ending was written in which a possessed Katie would corner Micah and bludgeon him to death with his camera, while viewers watch from the camera's point of view.

This version was deemed too complicated and too brutal to shoot. Attempting to focus on believability rather than action and gore, Peli chose to shoot the picture with a home video camera. In deciding on a more raw and stationary format the camera was almost always sitting on a tripod or something else and eliminating the need for a camera crew, a "higher degree of plausibility" was created for the audience as they were "more invested in the story and the characters".

Instead, the actors were given outlines of the story and situations to improvise, a technique known as " retroscripting " also used in the making of The Blair Witch Project. He originally auditioned them individually and later called them back to audition together. Peli was impressed with the chemistry between the actors, saying, "If you saw the [audition] footage, you would've thought they had known each other for years. The film was shot out of sequence due to Peli's self-imposed seven-day shooting schedule, [15] though Peli would have preferred the story unfold for the actors as he had envisioned it.

Sloat, who controlled the camera for a good deal of the film, was a former cameraman at his university's TV station. He worked with Peli to re-edit the film and submitted it to the Sundance Film Festival , but it was rejected. DreamWorks' plan was to remake the film with a bigger budget and with Peli directing, and only to include the original version as an extra when the DVD was eventually released.

During the screening, people began walking out; Goodman thought the film was bombing , until he learned that the viewers were actually leaving because they were so frightened. He then realized a remake was unwise. Some scenes were cut, others added, and the original ending was scrapped, with two new endings being shot. Meanwhile, a screening for international downloaders resulted in the sale of international rights in 52 countries.

The version with the new ending, made after Paramount acquired the film, had screenings on September 25, , in twelve college towns across the United States. A day later, Paramount announced that the film would have a full limited release in 40 markets, playing at all hours including after-midnight showings.

On October 6, Paramount announced that the movie would be released nationwide if the film received one million "demands" on Eventful. The full limited release of the film started on October 9. The home release includes an alternate ending to the theatrical version.

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Additionally, at the end of the film, 15 minutes' worth of names were added to the DVD release, as part of a special promotion: The film received mostly positive reviews upon release. The website's critical consensus reads, "Using its low-budget effects and mockumentary method to great result, Paranormal Activity turns a simple haunted house story into 90 minutes of relentless suspense.

Film critics James Berardinelli and Roger Ebert each awarded it 3. For extended periods here, nothing at all is happening, and believe me, you won't be bored. It doesn't sound very scary, but Peli manages to make it terrifying. If you aren't white-knuckling your armrest at least once or twice while watching it, you probably don't have a pulse. However, some critics disliked the film. Michael Carter of The Breeze summed up the film as "all right", though denouncing its reliance on "cheap jump scares and an even cheaper 'found footage' style".

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We've seen it all before. In Japan, a sequel entitled Paranormal Activity 2: Tokyo Night was released in Also in , mockbuster group The Asylum created their take on the film, titled Paranormal Entity , which would later spawn a series of its own.

In December , a short digital comic entitled Paranormal Activity: The Search for Katie was released for the iPhone. Many interviews, accounts of exorcisms and stories about haunted homes. There are even some good TV shows. So, yes, I got my hands on everything. From my research, I learned the more violent entities are demonic.

We wanted to be as truthful as we could be.

The sparring pair are confronted with what appears to be a demonic presence haunting them at night, and it is their differing reactions - Katie is fearful, Micah concerned yet stoked about capturing anything on film - that drive the simple narrative.

He didn't have deep pockets, and he hadn't approached a studio for backing. Called in a few to meet them in person. Kate and Micah we auditioned individually and instantly they blew us away.

We called them back and put them together for another audition.

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