The source of evil in this film is as interesting as its personification in demonic form.
The fourth installment of the “Insidious” series opened in US theaters today. For Loud Green Bird, it’s an opportunity to take a look back at the first three movies before seeing the fourth one.
This tale of killer kids, unrequited love, romantic rivalries, youthful cruelty, and the sarcastic humor that accompanies the notion of “influencing future generations” is acerbic without succumbing to the hipster cynicism that downgrades a lot of latter-day horrors.
“Insidious Chapter 3” (2015) has most of the ingredients for a fortunate horror wedding. It has “something old,” “something new,” “something borrowed,” and “something blue.” What it lacks is the “silver sixpence in her shoe.” Without this last, vital ingredient, the marriage of viewer and film does not have as much of a shot at good fortune and prosperity as it could have had. What the heck do I mean? Read on and find out!