It's been six long years since Paranormal Activity took movie theaters and audiences by storm. The mythology has since grown to almost incomprehensible levels, but the latest (and supposedly last) film from the series looks to put it all to rest. Oren Peli, who pioneered the whole franchise, is nowhere to be found with this installment though as four screenwriters were brought in to craft this sequel while first-time feature director Gregory Plotkin is at the helm. To be honest, I have little to no interest in the franchise anymore given there has simply been too much time in between the fourth installment and this one. Granted, there was The Marked Ones last January, but even that felt forced (despite connecting to the overall narrative) and I can only imagine The Ghost Dimension will suffer for being perceived as another off-shoot rather than the fifth film in the ongoing saga. As far as I can tell that is what this new film is, Paranormal Activity 5, but you wouldn't know that from this supposedly final trailer for the final Paranormal Activity film either. What we're given instead is a collection of hidden camera pranks that follow innocent people looking to buy a house who just so happen to be looking at the original Paranormal Activity house that has been rigged to scare the crap out of them. I don't really like this approach given it takes away from the "realness" that these films have worked so hard to keep intact, but again, I don't really care at this point so why even let it bother me? If you're interested though, Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension "stars" Chris J. Murray, Brit Shaw, Ivy George, Dan Gill, Olivia Taylor Dudley, Chloe Csengery, Don McManus, Michael Krawic and opens on October 23rd. Hit the jump if you dare...

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