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Insidious: Chapter 3

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A twisted new tale of terror begins for a teenage girl and her family, predating the haunting of the Lambert family in the earlier movies and revealing more mysteries of the otherworldly realm The Further.Wikipedia

Insidious: Chapter 3 Reviews

A simple story of demonic possession seems to have gotten lost in the mists of the Further while one was away during the interval, the ends of which are tied up with laughable simplicity and a saddening lack of creativity.Much like a bumbling partner in a three-legged race, the second half of the film weighs its first half down.Insidious: Chapter 3 is less insidious and more insipid.

What starts off as an intriguing film ends up as an insipid horror tale that leaves no impact.


The film is high on ominousness, especially those dark atmospherics when Elise slips into the 'Further', a place fraught with danger. With the prequel and the subsequent two films now covering the gamut of scares, it's clear that the next one in the series will have to have some new ideas to keep the franchise fresh.

Bryan Durham
DNA India


Go for this only if you're a fan of the franchise. You won't much care about it otherwise. You will end up chuckling, rather than being very afraid.

Sachin Chatte
The Navhind Times


There is also a whole load of mumbo jumbo about ghosts, spirits, dark side, the world of spirits (which is referred to as Further). There is little doubt in my mind that most of the superstitions in the world come from silly films like these.

If horror whets your appetite you can hardly go wrong with 'Insidious: Chapter 3' – it’s not often that a good horror film hits theaters, so make the most of it.

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The Free Press Journal


The hideous visages of these creatures might give the fainthearted sleepless nights. Mercifully, Insidious 3 adopts a pro-life values in its stand against suicide and its extolment of family.Most important, it has good winning against evil.

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Insidious: Chapter 3 offers the audience something more than most horror movies. From the very first scene, you can guess that the movie is headed in a completely different direction. While it doesn’t pack a punch with the scares, it is the emotional undercurrent that stands out. Grief and dealing with the death of a loved one are the subjects the first two movies didn’t really talk about. Avoiding cliches and conventionality, Whannell has put together a frightening, yet emotional movie that covers all its flaws brilliantly.

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The Hindu


The chapter doesn’t teach us anything new but it has serviceable characters and scares to keep the teenagers occupied.

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Insidious: Chapter 3 is here to scare the hell out of you! If you have laughed off while watching the grotesque Chapter 2, then this prequel will bring you back to the terrific occurrences which left us fearful after watching Chapter 1.

Audience Reviews for Insidious: Chapter 3

  • Varun
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    I think Insidious 3 does not pretend to be something its not , it does not pretend to be like other movies in the genre like "The conjuring" or "The Babadook." Insidious is what it is.

    So is it an entertaining movie ? Yes , it absolutely is ! I has an amazing storyline , which has some amazing twists and several interesting characters , and It is the way the storylines of the different characters contribute to the Climax is what really makes the movie shine . Lin Shaye , who potrays Elise has done a great Job of bringing the character to life , the other actors Lin Dermot Mulroney as Sean Brenner and Stefanie Scott as Quinn Brenner also play decently. The film relies on many jump scares throughout , which surpisingly don't putt off the audience but leave the audience wanting for more. Aside from jump scares it has tense moments that build up the tension gradually. Nicely done. How ever the movie tries to be more "bad ass" than "perfect." which may be a positive or a negative depending upon individual tastes.

    July 01, 15