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Old 09-15-09, 07:05 PM
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PARANORMAL ACTIVITY - Get the word out!

UPDATED: Apparently, the movie made enough $$$ last weekend (under $800,000 in just 12 theaters, to be exact) for Paramount to expend the movie to 20 (TWENTY) CITIES! You can see the list on the link directly below. However, if you still do not see your city listed below, you can still DEMAND it to your city from the links below! Keep up the great work people!

http://www.paranormalmovie.com/director.html

20 Cities:

Atlanta
Chicago
Dallas
DC/Baltimore
Denver
Detroit
Houston
L.A
Las Vegas
Miami
Minneapolis
New York
Philadelphia
Phoenix
Sacramento
San Antonio
San Diego
San Francisco
San Jose
Tampa



I NEED people to help get this movie some attention! It's called PARANORMAL ACTIVITY and, right now, people are calling it one of THE SCARIEST MOVIES EVER MADE!

It's only in limited release so PLEASE spread the word! Here's what you gotta do. Go to the official website: http://www.paranormalactivity-movie.com/ On the bottom, it has the word DEMAND. Click on that and select the city closest to your area. If there isn't one close to your area, click here: http://eventful.com/performers/paran...6/competitions Everything else is self-explanatory.

If you have Twitter, follow @tweetyourscream and become a fan on facebook NOW! http://www.facebook.com/paranormalactivity You can see the trailer here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F_UxLEqd074

SPREAD THE WORD. The more demands, the more likely the film will get a widespread release!

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Old 09-15-09, 07:23 PM
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Yeah, let me do that for you.
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Old 09-15-09, 07:25 PM
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How about buying an ad on DVD Talk instead?
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I'm forming a street team and we're going door to door!
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I'm going to threaten everyone I know. If they don't go see PARANORMAL ACTIVITY I will haunt them when I die.
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I demanded it. I have a friend who saw this and he swears it's the scariest film he's seen in years. I've heard nothing but awesome praise for this one, and I'm a big "haunting" film fan, so I really wanna check this out.
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Old 09-15-09, 08:37 PM
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Originally Posted by KillerCannibal View Post
I have a friend who saw this and he swears it's the scariest film he's seen in years.
yeah that's the buzz on the web too. but is it just another Blair Witch style hype machine?
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Old 09-15-09, 08:44 PM
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Been following this one for a while, really looking forward to it. I'm hoping they'll open it in the Dallas metro area via that "Demand It" function. There have been a few films with some eerie moments since 1999, but the last one to truly unnerve me was Blair Witch. I'm hoping to feel that way again when watching this one.
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How about buying an ad on DVD Talk instead?
It worked for Frontier(s)!
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My friends brother got to see this - said it freaked him out so bad that he'll never watch it again - this makes me want to see it BIG TIME!
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I just read a little blurb about this in last week's EW:

'Paranormal Activity' Prepares to Scare
Is the low-budget thriller the next ''Blair Witch''?

By Missy Schwartz

A young couple suspect their house is haunted. So they film their bedroom, hoping for answers. What they find is...freakin' terrifying. That's the plot of Paranormal Activity, a Blair Witch-like flick that's had horror fans in a state of crazed anticipation since its January '08 screening at the indie film fest Slamdance. When (when?!) would they get to see the movie said to be the scariest in a decade? The answer: this fall. Paramount is still firming up plans, but all signs indicate that the $11,000 thriller will kick off with a handful of midnight screenings, possibly as early as Sept. 25. That's good news for horror buffs. But to the faint of heart: Don't say we didn't warn you.

http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20302190,00.html
I'm curious if it's as scary as it's hyped up to be. (I remember the Rolling Stone review line used on Blair Witch's poster - "scary as hell" - and that proved not to be the case at all, IMO.) But I'm a total wuss and will rent it...on a Saturday afternoon...with all the lights on.
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Originally Posted by GoldenJCJ View Post
It worked for Frontier(s)!
Nooooooooooooooooooooo!!! For me the movie was ok but I had never had a movie shoved down my throat like Frontiers was here. To be fair it was just as bad on other sites.
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I would demand, but I just can't see that link. Am I just missing it?

Nevermind, found it in the second posted link. Sounds cool.
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Well the trailer is incredibly silly.

Doesn't look to be remotely scary.

I would love to be wrong though.
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Old 09-15-09, 10:29 PM
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I might be excited if the poster didn't look like it was done by Slayer with his photoshop skills.
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Just post the movie on here and let us watch it and we will tell you if it is scary or not. I do want to see it but I'm not driving more than 20 miles to watch it so this weak release is not happening for me.
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Nooooooooooooooooooooo!!!
I uh...guess...you didn't like it? lol.
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I'm curious if it's as scary as it's hyped up to be. (I remember the Rolling Stone review line used on Blair Witch's poster - "scary as hell" - and that proved not to be the case at all, IMO.) But I'm a total wuss and will rent it...on a Saturday afternoon...with all the lights on.
They never are. NEVER. It just takes one critic who scare easily to start hype like that, and then it always turns out it isn't scary at all.
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Nice, it is showing here in columbus ohio. Most of my friends are huge horror fans, and we all typically laugh at horror movies. I'm going to see about getting everyone to go sometime in october to see if it's any good.
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The fact that the marketing team is demanding people to see this puts me off. How about letting positive word of mouth spread naturally if the film is actually good? I don't need to be told that this film is scary by the people who made it as if it's a fact. For all I know, all the "audience reviews" are just plants. The same thing happened with Snakes on a Plane being crammed down people's throats and when it finally hit theaters, the BO was underwhelming.

With that said, this movie does look interesting. Please don't sour it with forceful advertising, it's unbecoming.
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That trailer is just silly... THIS IS WHAT THEY SAW!!!!
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Fly me out to a free screening if you're so confident in the film. If it's good, I'll help spread the word.
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uh oh...white stains on the floor! Watch out! This looks better than that Milla Jovovitch horror film - the Fourth Sense, which has the most obnoxious trailer in the history of trailers "I am actress Milla Jovovitch, and I am going to portray the real-life character or..blah blah blah"
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I sense PARANORMAL CRAPTIVITY!
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I'm not going to see it. I won't mention it to anybody. And I won't read anymore about it. I already wasted valuable time reading this thread.

And typing this post.

Back to Megan Fox. Her I'll promote.
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