The final shot of The Blair Witch Project is haunting. It’s Michael standing in a corner, turned away so he won’t see the terrible thing about to happen to Heather, who is holding the camera. However, in a new interview, the filmmakers explained that was almost changed before release.
We’ve all fantasized about making sequels to our favorite movies. That’s why when they actually happen, they’re usually a letdown. Nothing can live up to our expectations. However, for Adam Wingard, he actually got to make his teenage dream happen. He got to make Blair Witch.
One of the biggest legacies of The Blair Witch Project remains its online, viral marketing. Now, 17 years after that phenomenon, the new Blair Witch movie is doing something similar.
The internet hates just about everything, but it especially hates movie reboots and remakes. However, the new Blair Witch movie has cleverly managed to use that venom in a positive way, and it began with keeping the movie a secret for years.
We were already looking forward to the new movie from Adam Wingard (The Guest, You’re Next) when it was called The Woods, and we had no idea it would be a sequel to The Blair Witch Project. Now we can barely contain ourselves waiting for its release, especially since each new trailer looks scarier than the last.
So far for Senior Week, we’ve already well established that I’m a freak. Cold Han Solo, waiting in lines for hours, but this is where I go over the edge. The fact that, as a compulsive poster collector, I have more posters in my flat file than I have on my walls. So I figured it was time to give some of those posters…
Friday night at San Diego Comic-Con, I was privileged to be in the one audience ever that thought they were seeing a movie called The Woods, but ended up seeing the third Blair Witch film. It was a shocking, awesome reveal that was long planned by the studio. And the best part was that the movie is good—and very, very…
One of the biggest complaints about found footage horror films is that they rely too heavily on boring, cheap jump scares to get audience reactions. But these eight examples actually dig deeper—and bring genuine terror to the screen as a result.
So many horror movies claim to be "inspired by actual events" or "based on real events." But how many of them actually are factual? It turns out, not many. Here's our breakdown of horror movies that claim to be inspired by reality, and whether or not they're telling the truth.
These days, movies have two marketing campaigns. There's regular marketing, with trailers, posters and interviews. And then there's viral marketing, aimed at fans on the internet — which often includes crucial info about a movie's backstory. Here are nine movies that make more sense if you followed their viral…
There have been a lot of horror movies that have probed the line between madness and the supernatural lately — but Lovely Molly, coming out in limited release on May 18, might be the most interesting of the bunch. It's a look at a blue-collar protagonist who moves back into a house that raises all sorts of issues —…
What is the scariest science fiction or fantasy film of all time? Which classic horror movies stand above the rest, as the most terrifying?
A few days ago mega-producer and Dimension Films head Bob Weinstein claimed that the much-buzzed-about lunar "found footage" movie Apollo 18 film was 100% real. Is he crazy? Or does he just think we'll believe anything?
The race to cash in on the found footage movie craze has just hit a new peak of hysteria, as the Weinsteins are determined to film their Moon astronaut movie, Apollo 18, in time to release it in March.
Paranormal Activity director Oren Peli and his collaborators are close to a deal with ABC to make a TV pilot in the same "spooky found footage" style. The River would focus on the search for a person who went missing on the Amazon. The Hollywood Reporter notes that ABC aggressively outbid NBC for the pilot, and the…
Two of the most prominent witch movies of the modern era have gotten godawful softcore porn-spoofs. Here's a dreadful clip from Witches Of Breastwick. Click through to see two clips from Bare Wench Project, and vote on which is worse.