'Insidious: Chapter 3' Movie Review

Colden Fell

“Insidious: Chapter 3” is a prequel to the first “Insidious,” telling the tale of Quinn Brenner (Stefanie Scott), who’s trying to contact her dead mother.

But if the “Insidious” franchise has taught us anything, it’s that if you call out to one of the dead, all of them can hear you. Now it’s up to Elise (Lin Shaye) to save Quinn from the demon--better known as the "Man Who Can’t Breath."

I am a big fan of the first two “Insidious” films and when I heard about this installment, I was thrilled to see it. This movie does not disappoint. Full of interesting characters and really creepy moments, this film is definitely one to check out if you are a horror fan.

The visuals are really good and the sight of the demon is super scary.

Now, being a prequel, the film had to delve into things that happened in the previous films. It shows how Elise and her two partners first team up as they try to save Quinn from the demon world.

It also has the demon woman that was the main threat in the other two films returning with the plan of killing Elise.

If you’re a fan of the first two “Insidious” movies, you will really enjoy this film. In my mind, it’s the scariest of the trilogy.

I was really freaked out by this movie. It’s an absolute adrenaline rush, and that’s

something I love about it. Horror films are suppose to scare you, and this one did just that.

I have one problem with the film though. I felt the ending wasn’t as climactic as I thought it would be.

At the end of the previous films, it had a creepy finale--not to say the finale in this film was bad; it just wasn’t as scary as the rest of the film, which I kind of disliked.

When Elise finally faces off with the demon and the woman, it turned into a comedy for me.

Overall, “Insidious: Chapter 3” is a very well-made third film with great thrills and characters but a not-so-great ending.

I’ll give this film a B+. Fans of the first two will enjoy this, and so will horror fans.

 INSIDIOUS: CHAPTER 3: Rating: PG-13. Director(s): Leigh Whannell. Starring: Stefanie Scott, Lin Shaye and Michael Reid MacKay. Genre: Horror. Release Date: June 5, 2015. Grade: B+.