Here’s the second installment of my new column on AMC Filmcritic.com, THELMA ADAMS ON REEL WOMEN:
When I saw the first Paranormal Activity in 2007, I loved the haunted-condo horror. I grew up in Southern California watching The Addams Family and believing the supernatural, like the Salem Witch trials, happened to other people, in older places. We had sunshine even when the rest of the world had cloudy days.
Paranormal Activity turned that sense of suburban safety on its head. MORE