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New Halloween Movie Almost Got Blair Witch Sequel Director

MovieWeb - 27 Aug 2017
A new Halloween movie is finally in the works and it is going to arrive next year on October 19, 2018. Just in time for the the holiday. John Carpenter is producing with David Gordon Green directing and co-writing the script with Danny McBride, the ...
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Is American Vandal Real? Is the Netflix Show a True Story?

Heavy.com - 21 Sep 2017
It's ostensibly a documentary being filmed by two other high school students (who make up the “Morning Show 9” high school television broadcast). Thus, the show carries a real-life, documentary feel to it (sort of like the Blair Witch Project of crime ...
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Movie Review – Watch Over Us (2017)

Flickering Myth (blog) - 21 Sep 2017
We even got another entry into the Blair Witch series, which unfortunately failed to connect with audiences, as have a number of the more recent entries in the genre. Watch Over Us is yet another paranormal-themed horror film, however the one thing ...
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Why Mother! Was an "F" Cinema Score Perfect Storm

W Magazine - 18 Sep 2017
The Blair Witch Project's pioneering scare tactics are still used today. Saw, of course, kicked off a gorefest franchise that just won't end. Both ended up being huge hits. Both received disappointing C- CinemaScores. The CinemaScore curve on horror ...
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5 terrific movies based on bad ideas

AZCentral.com - 19 Sep 2017
A board game. A theme-park ride. Fun things in and of themselves, but terrible fodder for narrative filmmaking. That is, unless you're “Clue” or “Pirates of the Caribbean.” The one thing these five movies have in common is that they were all ...
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Horror Is Suddenly Hot; Can It Last?

Barron's - 18 Sep 2017
The Blair Witch Project, released in 1999, cost $60,000 to make and grossed about $250 million. Studios are trying to cash in on the horror buzz, releasing seven films through the end of the year, up from four in the same period last year, according to ...
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'Blair Witch' Director Nearly Helmed 'Halloween' Sequel

PopCulture.com - 29 Aug 2017
Many considered Blair Witch filmmaker Adam Wingard to be the frontrunner for the gig, and while those plans never came to fruition, the director revealed just how close he was to taking on the project before walking away. “You know, I almost actually ...
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Interview – The Ritual Director Of Photography Andrew Shulkind

Filmoria (blog) - 21 Sep 2017
Having watched the trailer, The Ritual looks like it could have some parallels to films such as The Blair Witch Project, was there any influence from such a film? Not really. I saw Blair Witch in the theatre and loved the perfectly creepy way that it ...
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Raindance Film Festival 2017: what you need to know

Verdict - 19 Sep 2017
Unlike the BFI London Film Festival, which mixes mainstream and independent films, Raindance devotes itself purely to indie filmmakers. Some huge cult hits like The Blair Witch Project and Pulp Fiction debuted at Raindance. The festival invites both UK ...
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'It' Will Become One of the Top 10 Horror Films in Box-Office History

IndieWire - 12 Sep 2017
“It” will soon pass the original “The Omen,” “The Blair Witch Project,” and “Poltergeist,” all of which grossed far above $200 million in adjusted numbers. The first two “Scream” films stand at around $200 million, and the original “Halloween” $180 ...
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Horrorwood! Will the new golden age of scary movies save cinema?

The Guardian - 14 Sep 2017
First it was Hammer, then Psycho, then Rosemary's Baby, then The Exorcist, The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Halloween, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Scream, Blair Witch, Hostel, Paranormal Activity, Saw, and now it's The Conjuring universe and It.” In terms ...

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