A pair of movies focusing on the supernatural compete this weekend at the box office.
Paranormal Activity 2
Directed by: Tod Williams
Plot: After what they think are series of break ins, a family sets up security cameras around their house and record creepy occurrences that are happening.
Rotten Tomatoes Freshness: 71%
Critical Consensus: “Paranormal Activity 2 doesn’t cover any new ground, but its premise is still scary — and in some respects, it’s a better film than the original.”
Starring: Matt Damon, Jay Mohr, Frankie McLaren, Cecile De France, Bryce Dallas Howard
Directed by: Clint Eastwood
Plot: Three different people; A former TV psychic, a French reporter and a British schoolboy are all touched by death in different ways.
RT Freshness: 50%
Critic Consensus: “Despite a thought-provoking premise and Clint Eastwood’s typical flair as director, Hereafter fails to generate much compelling drama, straddling the line between poignant sentimentality and hokey tedium.”