The found footage sub-genre is undoubtedly a misnomer as audiences will know that any footage found that depicts a horrendous series of events won’t be cut together to form a narrative and released into multiplexes, despite what any opening title cards might suggest. 1,371 more words
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The very end of The Blair Witch Project is one of the best finales in modern horror. There’s no gut, there’s no CGI, and there’s no monster: you simply see a gentleman remaining in a corner, and it’s the most unnerving thing ever. 395 more words
The cats behind the whole Blair Witch phenomenon were viral before anyone even knew what viral was.
The whole marketing campaign behind the original Blair Witch Project was orchestrated so well with the film and legend being touted as genuine that even when the three leads of the movie, Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard and Michael Williams, appeared on television and in print (very much alive and well) in support of the movie, people were still not convinced that the whole mythos was a work of fiction. 152 more words