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'Chernobyl Diaries' Is Like the Real Chernobyl, in That There's Nothing There
16 Oct 2012 // 5:15 PM
Paranormal Activity took the most generic location possible, a suburban house, and wrung it for the maximum amount of tension it could create. Chernobyl Diaries took a setting full of inherent creepiness and made the event so predictable that it lost its power to frighten.
'Chernobyl Diaries': What if Something's There?
24 May 2012 // 10:44 PM
As you wait for each episode to lead where it must -- more victims dragged away screaming, more survivors wailing over particular losses, more exhortations to "Get out of here!" -- you might take a minute to reflect on what you actually see, which is not much.