Annette Bening is so good in this.
(Jason's joke, not mine)
The initial movie in this franchise works for two reasons. First, it has genuinely creepy sequences. Second, it's believable enough to suit its found-footage format. What's so disappointing about this third installment is it doesn't deliver either of those key elements.
The only sequence which stands out as creepy is the adventure the blond actress takes to the basement. Every other attempt at scariness falls flat, and it really doesn't help that so much of what's realized on screen is…
Some background on me, before my little review: I was assigned male at birth but have always identified more with women. I refer to myself as non-binary, because I don’t present in a traditionally feminine way. I grew up gay in Ohio, where boys called me a fag, long before I understood my own sexuality. Over the years, men have said hurtful things to me as I walked down the street or given me dirty looks for carrying a gender-neutral…