Review: Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)

Insidious Chapter 3

Insidious: Chapter 3 takes the successful, micro-budget horror franchise back to its beginnings with a lacklustre and extraneous prequel. 17-year-old Quinn (Stefanie Scott) is desperate to contact her dead mother, but when psychic Elise (Lin Shaye) refuses to help, she unleashes a nasty supernatural entity that can only be vanquished by a trip into The Further. Continue reading “Review: Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)”

Review: Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)

Insidious Chapter 2

Compelled to capitalise on the success of what many labelled the best supernatural thriller in decades, director James Wan and screenwriter Leigh Whannell reunite for its sequel, Insidious: Chapter 2. Picking up directly after the events depicted in the first film, Insidious: Chapter 2 frustratingly succumbs to many of the same problems – a convoluted narrative and an overt reliance on quick shocks rather than deep-rooted terror – that caused the first film to lose merit during its latter half. Continue reading “Review: Insidious: Chapter 2 (2013)”

Poster: Insidious

Director: James Wan

Starring: Rose Byrne, Patrick Wilson, Ty Simpkins and Leigh Whannell