the blair witch project

Remembering THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT & How It Changed Cinema

Horror cinema was taken to a whole new sphere in 1999 when The Blair Witch Project came out of nowhere and singlehandedly ushered in the ‘found footage’ sub-genre. Blair Witch is a film which helped to change film marketing forever. It showed [...]

June 11, 2020

Throwback Short Film: TEDDY BEARS PICNIC

Thomas Hodge’s Teddy Bears Picnic is a creepy little short about a mother and daughter playing in the woods. Running a little over 5 minutes, this 2017 film has hints of Don’t Look Now and The Blair Witch Project, but Hodge’s film [...]

May 10, 2020

20 Years Later: 1999 Was One Of The Greatest Film Years Ever!

Sometimes the stars just align and greatness arrives all at once. Maybe it was because a lot of great filmmakers hit their stride (David Fincher, M.Night Shymalan, Spike Jonze etc) or just pre-millennium fear, but 1999 saw a lot of great movies land [...]

January 3, 2019

DVD Review: BLAIR WITCH Goes Back Into The Woods

Horror cinema was taken to a whole new sphere in 1999 when The Blair Witch Project came out of nowhere and singlehandedly ushered in the ‘found footage’ sub-genre. Many believed Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez’s low budget fright pic was [...]

January 29, 2017

DVD Review: Found Footage Horror THE TUNNEL

Found Footage movies are now ten a penny (probably even more than that – or less, depending how you roll). They’re a cheap way of making a movie, and the success of The Blair Witch Project in 1999, showed that they can also be very [...]

August 9, 2012

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