A group of tourists arrive in Burkittsville, Maryland after seeing The Blair Witch Project (1999) to explore the mythology and phenomenon, only to come face to face with their own neuroses and possibly the witch herself.
Stephen Barker Turner,
Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep.
After experiencing what they think are a series of "break-ins", a family sets up security cameras around their home, only to realize that the events unfolding before them are more sinister than they seem.
Three film students travel to Maryland to make a student film about a local urban legend... The Blair Witch. The three went into the woods on a two day hike to find the Blair Witch, and never came back. One year later, the students film and video were found in the woods. The footage was compiled and made into a movie. The Blair Witch Project. Written by
Kevin Overstreet <GrndZero23@aol.com>
A film which fell foul of its own publicity machine, `The Blair Witch
Project' was abhorred and derided by the mainstream film-going public which
it became unfortunately directed at due to its extraordinary and outlandish
marketing campaign. `The Blair Witch Project' is not a typical film that
typical cinema-going public would normally be exposed to. The camera-work
jerky, the dialogue repetitive and inane and the action virtually
non-existent. At times confusing, annoying, irritating and tedious, this
film is nonetheless a brilliant piece of arthouse experimental film-making.
This movie is virtually all style-there's hardly any plot, no real action,
no semblance of a real script-and one that works on a deeper psychological
level than the standard mainstream horror film. Indeed, only the very last
image in the film is truly frightening, and only if it can be correlated to
an incident at the very beginning. The rest of it only becomes scary
afterwards, when the audience has had time to consider what they've seen.
is groundbreaking, manipulative cinema made without a script, with an
amateur cast and with little or no post-production values. This is a
remarkable film which can only really be appreciated, if the accompanying
hype is overlooked, as a unique, avant-garde art film and not the regular
Hollywood stock it was presented as to the public.
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