Found Footage Horror Films:
Archive of film reviews for "cinema verite" and "found footage"" style films
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Film Review: Sx_Tape (2013)

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  SYNOPSIS: Adam and Jill attempt to spice up their relationship by recording a sex tape in an abandoned mansion. Realizing they’re not alone in their ominous surroundings, the couple discover some sex tapes shouldn’t be made as their kinky adventure turns into a desperate fight for survival. REVIEW: Sx Tape is a paranormal found footage movie that is missing a key component, that being the paranormal essence. That is not to say that there … Continue reading

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Film Review: Delivery: The Beast Within (2013) – Review 2

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SYNOPSIS: Delivery tells the story of Kyle and Rachel Massy, a young couple who agree to document their first pregnancy for a family-oriented reality show. The production spirals out-of-control after the cameras capture a series of unexplained events, leading Rachel to believe that a malevolent spirit has possessed their unborn child.

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Podcast: Horror News Radio – Eps 63

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Willow Creek (2013) is a found footage Bigfoot movie from Bobcat Goldthwait and the HNR crew are all over it. Alexie Gilmore and Bryce Johnson star in the film as a couple who travel into the woods near Willow Creek in search of Bigfoot…and find much, much more. Dave ramps up the news of the week with American Horror Story: Freak Show, Dracula Untold and The Following while Thomas and Santos sit back to enjoy the animated critters found in How to Train … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Last Broadcast (1998)

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SYNOPSIS: Bristling with equipment, two enthusiastic local access cable TV producers recruit an assistant and venture into a forest in search of the mythical and horrifying Jersey Devil. Days later, only one of the trio emerges. He becomes the prime suspect in the disappearances of the other two. However, a local filmmaker examines extensive footage found at the scene and arrives at a different conclusion. REVIEW: Now a day the found footage genre is just … Continue reading

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Film Review: Delivery: The Beast Within (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: As Kyle and Rachel Massy look forward to the birth of their first child, production on a TV show about their pregnancy captures a series of unexplainable and unexpected events that hint at the supernatural. After the show is canceled, due to complications, the director continues to investigate into what may be happening to Rachel and her unborn child. REVIEW: Delivery: The Beast Within from the production team of Brian Netto and Adam Schindler … Continue reading

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Film Review: Zombie Diaries (2006)

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SYNOPSIS: In the not-too-distant future, a mysterious plague has spread to every corner of the planet. Once it kills, the virus reanimates the dead, transforming them into flesh-eating zombies. This film reveals the terror through the eyes of its witnesses. Video cameras from a documentary film crew, a couple fleeing London (ground zero for the virus) and a band of survivors holed up in a barn capture the relentless zombie attack as it happens. REVIEW: … Continue reading

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Interview: Directors Brian Netto and Adam Schindler – Delivery: The Beast Within

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Found footage is commonly perceived as an easy route to manufacturing a low budget horror film. But is it? Really? The producer, writer, director team of Brian Netto and Adam Schindler are promoting their first feature, Delivery: The Beast Within. It also happens to be a found footage film. They share their opinions, experiences and decisions in approaching their material with the found footage slant. Welcome to another episode of The Future of Horror, an interview podcast … Continue reading

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A Trailer For DELIVERY: THE BEAST WITHIN Bursts Forth

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Seems to be a bit of a glut in the “pregnancy horror” sub genre. Did I just invent that phrase? I think I did, regardless, feels like I’ve been throwing a lot of these type of flicks of late so why should I stop now. Today brings the official trailer for DELIVERY: THE BEAST WITHIN. Watch first, then we’ll chat: Alright, so it’s “found footage” and it’s coming at us from THE COLLECTIVE and it … Continue reading

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Some Creepy Footage Just Arrived From HAPPY CAMP

This is that found footage flick coming at us from producer Drew Barrymore. Don’t remember what HAPPY CAMP is all about, got a nice long synopsis for you right here: n the vast wilderness of the Klamath National Forest lies the small logging community of Happy Camp. With a population consisting of only a few hundred souls, this mysterious mountain town has become world renowned for its staggeringly high number of Missing Persons Cases. Walt … Continue reading

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Trailer For AFFLICTED Shows Us A Trip Gone Wrong

Found footage fans rejoice! Got a new flick heading your way and it looks pretty damn good. It’s titled AFFLICTED and it will be heading to theaters this spring from CBS films. Wanna see what it’s all about? This sucker won best horror flick at last years Fantastic Fest and all who have seen it sing it praises. Gotta say, the trailer has peaked my interest and the cool things is, we don’t have to … Continue reading

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Found Footage + P*rn + Horror = LUCKY BASTARD. Two New Clips Arrive

We’ve talked about LUCKY BASTARD a handful of times here. It’s the flick about a dude who wins a contest to spend the night with a p*rn star and well, things go horribly awry. A couple new Red Band clips showed up and I’m betting you would like to give them a look. These are NSFW so proceed with caution.

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Film Review: WNUF Halloween Special (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Originally broadcast live on October 31, 1987, the ‘WNUF Halloween Special’ is a stunning expose of terrifying supernatural activity that unfolded at the infamous Webber House, the site of ghastly murders. Local television personality Frank Stewart leads a group of paranormal investigators including Catholic exorcist, Father Joseph Matheson and the prolific husband-and-wife team Louis and Claire Berger. Together, the experts explore the darkest corners of the supposedly haunted Webber House, trying to prove the … Continue reading

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Film Review: 8213: Gacy House (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: John Wayne Gacy murdered 33 young men and boys between 1972 and 1978 in suburban Chicago. 26 bodies were found in a crawl space beneath his house and 3 others were buried in the backyard. Although the house was completely demolished during the exhumation of the bodies, on May 15, 2004 a group of paranormal investigators wired the home that was built in its place with paranormal detection and surveillance equipment. The outcome of … Continue reading

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When Good Porn Goes Bad. A Trailer Shows Up For LUCKY BASTARD

Got some release news for you tonight on the found footage horror flick LUCKY BASTARD. We’ve talked about this one a few times it’s the one about the dude who wins a dream date through a p*rn website only to have things go oh so very wrong. Got the press release for you below along with the very NSFW trailer. Proceed at your own risk!! Gotham-based indie film distribution company CAVU Pictures will be releasing … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Bell Witch Haunting (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Based on true events. The Robertson County Sheriff’s Department has released footage found on the bodies of the Sawyer family’s cell phones and video cameras. What was first thought to be a murder-suicide is now believed to be the return of a centuries-old demon responsible for America’s most famous paranormal event REVIEW: Considering the multitude of titles that have surfaced under the “found footage” moniker in recent years, a section dedicated solely to this unruly … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Realm (The Ouija Experiment) (2011)

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SYNOPSIS: A group of friends unite to experiment with the ill-fated Ouija Board for one of the youth’s internet blog. Within no time the friends each realize they’d gotten far more than they’d bargained for as the spirits unleashed begin their unholy descent in terrorizing each of their individual lives.

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