I finally got around to watching the last film in the Paranormal Activity franchise, The Ghost Dimension and it was... okay?
Paranormal Activity isn't one of my favourite horror franchises but they're definitely fun and atmospheric watches.
This last film was a continuation from the first 4 films and not a spin off like The Marked Ones.
I enjoyed some of the continued story points and quite liked the new characters introduced in this film but was extremely disappointed with the lack of scares.
The little unique twist for this particular movie has to do with the way the "found footage" style of the film was captured by the family.
A older video camera is found by the family near the beginning of the movie and they soon learn that it has the ability to capture paranormal images, meaning that the demon "Toby" is actually seen throughout the movie, which in turn took away most of the tension and atmosphere that was evident in the earlier films.
For me, it was always what you didn't get to see that held the real element of fear and with that taken away, The Ghost Dimension didn't quite cut it compared to the rest of the franchise.
I also took exception to how they chose to end the movie but I've read about an alternate ending that I think sounds a little more satisfying to me.
So that's that. The Paranormal Activity movies are (supposedly) done with and for me they ended on a pretty subdued note.
If you're a fan of the series and haven't checked out the last film yet, I still would. It wasn't horrible it just could have been better in my eyes.