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Insidious: Chapter 3 Review

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Set a few years before the travails of the Lambert family, it revolves around the Brenners, beset by visits from an unnerving Man Who Can’t Breathe.

★★★★★

Insidious: Chapter 3 is one of those rare prequels that works if watched before its predecessors. Set a few years before the travails of the Lambert family, it revolves around the Brenners, beset by visits from an unnerving Man Who Can’t Breathe. But centre stage is Lin Shaye’s Elise, the breakout star whose death in later Chapters has prompted this reverse step to get her on screen one more time.

James Wan was otherwise engaged so series writer Leigh Whannell has stepped up to direct. And while his Further is less out-there, his command of the material means you can barely see the join.

One of those rare prequels that works if watched before its predecessors.

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