Found Footage Horror Films:
Archive of film reviews for "cinema verite" and "found footage"" style films
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Film Review: The Last Exorcism (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: A shyster reverend with financial problems decides to answer the plea of a farmer & remove his daughter from under the influence of a demonic possession. He decides to bring a film crew along with him to chronicle the exorcism for financial gain. REVIEW: A great & grand f*ck you to all of my acolytes & minions today! It is I The Black Saint back with a review of “The Last Exorcism”. A film … Continue reading

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Film Review: Buried Alive (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: When five of their fellow students disappear, Melanie (Brit Morgan) and her brother, Travis (Jeff Blum), investigate in this spine-tingling digital miniseries. Racing against time to rescue the victims — who have been buried alive — the siblings turn to the Internet for help. But will the Web posts, found footage and online diaries they use help them trace the psychotic kidnapper in time to rescue his victims? REVIEW: I won’t go into my … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Possession of David O’Reilly (2010)

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  SYNOPSIS: Kate and Alex are your typical young couple who are trying to make it on their own. Little do they know that in only a matter of three days their entire world is about to be turned upside down by the arrival of Alex’s friend David who brings more than just your typical drama into their homestead. REVIEW: Year: 2010 Directed by: Andrew Cull and Steven Isles Starring: Giles Ahderson, Zoe Richards, Nicholas … Continue reading

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Film Review: Vampire Diary (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: While trolling London’s Goth clubs to chronicle a subculture of wannabe vampires, nascent filmmaker Holly (Morven Macbeth) meets and falls for smoldering lesbian Vicki (Anna Walton) — who turns out to be a bona-fide bloodsucker. Though several vampire-style killings arouse Holly’s suspicions about her new love, she soon finds herself drawn into Vicki’s seductive netherworld in this atmospheric tale of horror also starring Kate Sissons. REVIEW: Gothic folks everywhere will dig this one! Filmed … Continue reading

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Film Review: PontyPool (2009)

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SYNOPSIS: The flick is set in a radio station in Pontypool where one day the morning team starts taking reports of extreme, bloody incidents of violence occurring in town. As the story unfolds, the radio staff soon realizes the violence that is ripping society apart is due to a virus being spread through the English language. That in turn poses a problem for a yappy radio jock and his staff holed up in the broadcast … Continue reading

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Film Review: Quarantine (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: While on assignment, an L.A. news reporter (Jennifer Carpenter) and her cameraman (Steve Harris) find themselves trapped in a quarantined apartment complex along with a vicious unknown killer. With all forms of communications cut, the news crew keeps the cameras rolling as they search for a way out. The building is locked down, a killer is on the loose, and panic sets in as those trapped inside make a desperate attempt to escape with … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Butcher (2007) – CAT III

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SYNOPSIS: Relentlessly gruesome, South Korean filmmaker Kim Jin-Won’s torture flick chronicles the making of a snuff film from two perspectives: that of the sadistic producers and that of the unfortunate “stars.” Their terror captured through vĂ©ritĂ©-style camera work, the victims are made to endure the agonizing screams of their fellow captives before meeting their own grim fate at the hands the titular butcher in his bloody abattoir.. REVIEW: Chances are you may have a heard … Continue reading

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