Missed Classics #2: Paranormal Activity (2009)/Paranormal Activity 2 (2010)

Kirsty’s off on a lovely Scottish holiday this week, so Stella and Dan are joined by film journalist and playwright Ian Winterton for a spoilery discussion of  a landmark horror that Dan’s never seen before, Oren Peli’s ‘found footage’ haunted house film, Paranormal Activity.  They also go into detail on its 2010 sequel by director Tod Williams (although not the rest of the franchise).

So, spoilers beware!  Also, apologies for the lower-than-usual audio quality this week, which is due to unexpected occurrences taking away our editing time and forcing us to use the Zoom call audio (and not have time to cut out the swearing).  Normal service should resume next week.

Relevant Links and Availability:

Paranormal Activity can be streamed for free in the UK via BBC iPlayer or by Amazon Prime subscribers.

Paranormal Activity 2 is available for rental streaming via Amazon or YouTube.

The Blair Witch Project is available for free streaming to Amazon Prime subscribers.

Hannibal for Dinner, the book of essays on Hannibal including an essay by Kirsty, can be pre-ordered from the McFarland website.

Dan’s essay about The Woman in Black (1989) can be read at The Digital Fix.

The Left Right Game Podcast

Ares can be streamed in the UK on Netflix.

I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives in the House can be streamed in the UK via Netflix.

The Blackcoat’s Daughter/February is available for rental screaming via Amazon or YouTube in the UK.

Bram Stoker’s Dracula can be streamed in the UK via Netflix.

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein can be streamed in the UK via Amazon Prime.

Diamanda Galas – This Is The Law of the Plague on YouTube

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