Why You Should Watch: Grave Encounters

From IMDb: For their ghost hunting reality show, a production crew locks themselves inside an abandoned mental hospital that's supposedly haunted - and it might prove to be all too true. I really enjoy found footage films, and Grave Encounters is one of the best lesser known ones. If the found footage conceit frustrates you, … Continue reading Why You Should Watch: Grave Encounters

Why You Should Watch: Paranormal Activity

An ingenious marketing campaign coupled with reinvigorating the found footage subgenre. These movies thrive for many reasons but one of them that doesn't often get mentioned is how grounded in reality the characters and dialogue feel. The casual depictions of the characters early on makes the horror of the movies all the more tragic. We … Continue reading Why You Should Watch: Paranormal Activity