How The Blair Witch Project Brought Found Footage Horror Into the Mainstream

Blair Witch Project 1999

Among all the groundbreaking horror films of the 1990s, perhaps none proved more influential than 1999’s micro-budget phenomenon The Blair Witch Project. The found footage tale of student filmmakers encountering a supernatural force in the Maryland woods became a landmark for innovative format, online marketing, and documentary-style scares. As we pass its 20th anniversary, it’s time to revisit how this trailblazing indie changed horror forever. Directors Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez wrote, planned, and shot … Read The Full Article

For those wondering if Matt Reeves will return to direct a Cloverfield 2 sequel, the answer is, “never say never.”

Cloverfield 2

The Cloverfield films have always set ambitious goals for themselves. It only had the date written on it and lacked a title, but it showed the head of the Statue of Liberty falling onto a city street. Since its initial release, the movie that was produced by J.J. Abrams has morphed into an anthology, with the name “Cloverfield” serving as the only connecting thread between the various parts of the series. Since then, director Matt … Read The Full Article