From director Banjong Pisanthanakun and writer Na Hong-jin comes a Thai-Korean, Shudder exclusive feature exploring the thin line between humans and spirits – and what happens to those who cross that line without appropriate psychic protection. Presented as part travel documentary and part found footage, The Medium takes place in Isan, the northeastern part of

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Be My Cat: A Film For Anne 2015 Cover Photo

When the found footage genre came to be in the late 90s, the cinematic technique was hailed as an inventive, tenable new perspective on horror that was great for budgetary restraints. Although, since then, the genre has become clichéd and stale, titles often disregard the realism aspect that made the films popular to begin with.

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Savageland, Camera film

The found-footage subgenre of horror is probably the most threadbare among its kind. The cinematic possibilities and the amount of legroom where a creative might pull a stunt out of it are unquestionably finite. That is because the “found footage” conceit itself is the “stunt” that is supposed to manifest only once in a while

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VHS Horror Franchise Ranking

When looking at the found footage genre, there are many titles that people say were influential in bringing them into the fandom. Often, people point to films like The Blair Witch Project or Paranormal Activity, both of which became a sort of cultural phenomenon. Personally, where my love of the genre started was in the

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Followed Found Footage Horror Review

“Followed introduces us to aspiring social media influencer “DropTheMike.” When he is offered the opportunity to get a nice stack of cash for sponsorship of his channel, he’s joined by his video crew on a visit to one of the most haunted hotels in America. While there, he expects to have a horrific night of

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V/H/S/94

When the first V/H/S film initially released in 2012, its impact on the horror community was immediately felt, creating shocking scenarios presented in intimate detail through the found footage format. This led to two follow up films, both varied in success, that further consolidated the prowess. After a short break after the ill received V/H/S

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Camping Fun Review Found Footage

The found footage genre has long been a beloved niche among horror fans, staff here included. The format, while restrictive in budget, offers a creative outlet normally representative of a tight-knit crew with a clear vision. Granted, sometimes this can also cause the filmmakers to trip over their own inadequacies given full creative control but

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Greywoods Plot Film Review

“You become what you believe” seems to be an enthusiastic phrase until you watch Josh Stifter’s black comedy horror Greywood’s Plot. Born out of a low-budget production and undying devotion of four friends, Greywood’s Plot is an admirable endeavor that proves imagination is man’s only limit. Screening at U.K’s biggest horror film festival, Frightfest 2021,

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Followers Film Review

Noted as the only found footage horror film playing at 2021 FrightFest, Followers  combines comedy that pokes at the modern social influencer landscape and supernatural horror. As the found footage genre has excelled in a way to inject commentary and scares on a budget, the promised amalgamation spoke to the best elements of the genre. What

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IRUL Ghost Hotel Malaysian Horror

 Hello Spookies! Class is in session again. Today we are going to dapple in a Malaysian found footage horror movie called IRUL: Ghost Hotel. Full disclosure, I don’t know very much about Malaysian culture. So, I will have to do a lot of research with this film. But from first glance, this is a pretty

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