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Paranormal Activity 4. It's closer than you think.

Horror is the Name of the Game This Weekend
Updated Wednesday 10/17/12

October 17, 2012       Leave a Comment
By: Sean Connelly

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With Halloween less than two weeks away it should come as no surprise that 'Horror' is the main genre in both films this weekend.

First up is Paranormal Activity 4. Now, admittedly, I am no fan of the genre here, so as a direct result I haven't seen any of the Paranormal Activity films to date. Add my disdain for the "found footage" style of film used to create the movie and you have as potent a recipe for loathing as you're going to get. However, if jumping out of your seat to gimmicky films is your thing I hear that PA4 is actually quite entertaining. And by entertaining I mean scary as hell. So go ahead, sign up for sleepless nights and see Paranormal Activity 4 this weekend.

The other horror film hitting theaters this weekend is called Alex Cross. While not your traditional scary movie, featuring Tyler Perry brings any movie out of it's intended genre and in to the realm of horror. I mean, sure you could call it an action, crime, or mystery film (IMDB certainly does) but I like to call things like I see it. Or don't see it, because I certainly won't be. Please stop seeing Tyler Perry movies, Internet. Please.


Plus there's this. This scares the hell out of me.
I think it's supposed to be Matthew Fox or something



In case you're not sure which movie I'm recommending here, it's probably because I'm not really recommending either. Paranormal Activity 4 is something worth considering if you're really in to the horror genre, but if not, you might want to skip the theater trip this weekend (AND RENT THE AVENGERS).

Alex Cross



Runtime: 1:41
Rating: PG-13
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery (See Also: Horror)
Writers: Marc Moss, Kerry Williamson
Director: Rob Cohen
Starring: Tyler Perry, Matthew Fox, Rachel Nichols
Synopsis: A homicide detective is pushed to the brink of his moral and physical limits as he tangles with a ferociously skilled serial killer who specializes in torture and pain.

Where and when you can see it starting Friday October 19th:

Midland NCG Cinemas: 12:05pm, 2:25pm, 4:45pm, 7:10pm, 9:30pm, 11:45pm*
Bay City 8: 12:15pm, 2:40pm, 5:00pm, 7:15pm, 9:35pm, 12:00am*
Fashion Square 10: 11:30, 2:00, 4:30, 7:00, 9:30, 12:00am*
Saginaw 12: 11:40am, 2:15pm, 4:45pm, 7:05pm, 9:25pm, 11:50pm*

Paranormal Activity 4



Runtime: 1:28
Rating: R
Genre: Horror
Writer: Christopher Landon
Directors: Henry Joost, Ariel Schulman
Starring: Katie Featherston, Kathryn Newton, Matt Shively
Synopsis: It has been five years since the disappearance of Katie and Hunter, and a suburban family witness strange events in their neighborhood when a woman and a mysterious child move in.

Where and when you can see it starting Friday October 19th:

Midland NCG Cinemas: 10:50am, 1:00pm, 3:15pm, 5:25pm, 7:35pm, 9:45pm, 11:55pm*
Bay City 8: 1:10pm, 3:20pm, 5:25pm, 7:40pm, 9:50pm, 12:00am*
Fashion Square 10: 11:50, 2:20, 4:50, 7:25, 9:40, 12:00am*
Saginaw 12: 12:00pm, 12:45pm, 2:25pm, 3:05pm, 4:40pm, 5:15pm, 6:50pm, 7:30pm, 9:00pm, 11:05pm*

The following are special Thursday October 18th show times for each movie:

Alex Cross

Midland NCG Cinemas: 9:40pm, 12:05am
Bay City 8: 9:00pm
Fashion Square 10: 9:00pm, 12:00am
Saginaw 12: 9:00pm

Paranormal Activity 4

Midland NCG Cinemas: 9:00pm, 11:15pm, 12:05am
Bay City 8: 9:00pm
Fashion Square 10: 9:00pm, 12:00am
Saginaw 12: 9:00pm

As always, please check with your local theaters for show times as they are subject to change. Also please keep in mind that a * indicates that a show time is only available as a late show on Friday and Saturday evenings.

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