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The Midnight Swim Redeems Found-Footage Horror: Hour of the Wolf Movie Review

Dan Persons | Posted 07.05.2015 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

You can be forgiven. If your first thought when you hear the phrase, "found-footage mockumentary" is a sincere wish that somebody should have released a Web virus long ago to wipe every copy of The Blair Witch Project off every server on Earth, that's certainly understandable.

The Time a UFO Invaded Los Angeles: UFO Diary Recreates the Great LA Air Raid of 1942

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 04.27.2015 | Weird News
Jason Apuzzo

Today marks the 73rd anniversary of The Battle of Los Angeles, also known as The Great LA Air Raid, one of the most mysterious incidents of World War II -- and one of the most colorful tales in all of UFO lore. It's also a tale we couldn't resist turning into a movie.

Cybersex Instructional Video From 1997 Is So Bad It's Good (But Still Bad)

The Huffington Post | Taryn Hillin | Posted 07.31.2014 | Divorce

Dear single people of the world: do you ever find yourself at home on a Saturday night, cursing your lame Tinder matches and wishing there was more to...

A Third 'Blair Witch' Movie May Happen, But It Won't Look Like The Original

Posted 03.25.2014 | Entertainment

It's been 15 years since "The Blair Witch Project" became a global phenomenon, and 14 since its follow-up, "Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2," disgusted...

WATCH: Camera Falls From Plane, Lands In Pigpen & Almost Gets Eaten

Posted 02.12.2014 | Weird News

We're always skeptical of videos that appear too good to be true (we're looking at you, Jimmy Kimmel), and this one has all the makings of a potential...

The Least Believable Found-Footage Horror Films

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 07.30.2013 | Entertainment

The found-footage horror genre has become more ubiquitous over the past decade, even though it dates back to 1980's "Cannibal Holocaust." Some of its ...

The 'Found Footage' Theory

Andrew Weiner | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
Andrew Weiner

You may not generally be a fan of found footage or fake documentary, but it's a style that's been harnessed by numerous different artists and the results are more varied than you might think.

Marlon Wayans' A Haunted House Shows Found Footage Flaws

Gideon Resnick | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment
Gideon Resnick

It would be easy to blame the film's shortcomings on its found footage aesthetic. The choice to shoot A Haunted House like this really didn't help Mr. Wayans' cause.

Interview: Director Barry Levinson, The Bay and Being Independent

Marshall Fine | Posted 12.29.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It was supposed to be a documentary about the dead zones in the Chesapeake Bay. But the material he was reading about the pollution of the bay was too scary. So director Barry Levinson made a horror movie instead: The Bay.


Chris Krapek | Posted 11.05.2012 | Chicago
Chris Krapek

The found footage genre has become stale. Then along comes V/H/S, a found footage movie about found footage movies that takes the stagnant genre and makes it snort a line of bath salts as big as the Mason-Dixon.

'The River' Finale: Will The River Let Them Go?

Posted 05.21.2012 | TV

Unless there was more going on than was revealed in this final hour of "The River" (Tue., 9 p.m. ET on ABC), then it seemed like a lot of filler build...

'The River': The Search For Emmet Ends, But Danger Doesn't

Posted 05.13.2012 | TV

After several episodes where the team did little more than fight the Amazon River equivalent of the "monster of the week," suddenly "The River" (Tue.,...

'The River': Shocking Suprise On Emmet Cole's Lost Tapes

Posted 03.07.2012 | TV

It was tapes on tapes on "The River" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on Fox). The found footage thriller series also gave viewers more than ever seen before on Emme...

'The River': Escaping The Exodus By Sunrise

Posted 04.29.2012 | TV

"The River" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on ABC) mixed up the formula when the crew of The Magus encountered the crew of another ship, The Exodus, for the first ...

'The River' Premiere: Evil In The Panic Room

Posted 04.09.2012 | TV

ABC debuted its bold new horror-mystery series "The River" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on ABC) with a two hour premiere. The series features the found footage f...

WATCH: Found Film Blizzard Mystery Deepens

The Huffington Post | Jonah Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Filmmaker Todd Bieber found an undeveloped roll of film in the snow on December 30th, 2010, after the mega-blizzard hit NYC. So he did what any curiou...

Hilarious 'Found Footage' Teaches Cat Potty Training (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In association with the Found Footage Festival, an annual event that celebrates the weird, creepy, and downright ridiculous things committed to VHS, ...