Paranormal Activity Shadows the Blair Witch

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When filmmakers Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez wrote and directed The Blair Witch Project which debuted in theaters ten years ago this past summer, they ushered in a sub-genre of filmmaking that was part reliant on the power of suggestion, part pre-reality TV, and part old-fashioned exploitation fright film. Certainly, Blair Witch was a phenomenon in 1999, coming right at the end of perhaps the most pioneering decade in American independent filmmaking, due at least … Continue reading

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Film Review: Paranormal Activity (2007)

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SYNOPSIS: A young couple that has recently moved in together tries to document the paranormal activity that seems to be plaguing them. At first the activity is small — objects moving over night, the occasional creaky floorboard etc. But with each new incident they feel the presence in their home growing stronger and more daring. They eventually consult a psychic who says that this entity may be demonic in nature, as opposed to being just … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential – Delaware Valley Paranormal Association

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Who ya gonna call? I never realized how many Paranormal Investigation groups existed before I started writing this column. The fact that some of these groups are active every single weekend completely blows me away. While the economy is wrecked, it really seems like we are in the middle of a Ghost Hunting boom. The paranormal activity just in my area alone has got to be off the charts. This week we are talking with … Continue reading

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Unexplained Confidential: South Jersey Ghost Research

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Dear “The Living”, I’m writing you this evening from the Crypt as I’ve crossed over to the other side… again. I feel the rigormortis kicking in, so the earthworms are helping me type. I want to give you guys a heads off (or is it heads up) that I have started doing the Video Madness column, so when you are done here, roll your head on over to that column and watch something spooky. Right … Continue reading

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Horror Gossip: 09.17.10

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Oh! Good evening to all of you, my minions! As I belch these words out onto the net’ I feel my army growing ever so stronger…so much more aware of their wondrous leader (that would be me – Black Saint….remember)? And eagerly await whatever news he has for them with blood dripping from their canines & their bills for the month all paid up. No deadbeats in my army. We are getting stronger by the … Continue reading

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