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Review: Exists

6 hours ago | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Plot: Five friends travel to an isolated area of the woods rumored to be lorded over by Bigfoot. Using dozens of cameras to document their experience, the group finds out the the legendary creature is all too real. Review: For a horror geek, there's something undeniably cool about seeing Eduardo Sanchez - co-director of The Blair Witch Project - wander back into the forest for a different kind of lost-in-the-woods thriller, presumably to show all of these found-footage pretenders how it's »

- Eric Walkuski

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L.A. Residents: Win Tickets to See the Premiere of Exists

15 hours ago | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Are you in Los Angeles and looking for a little Sasquatchploitation to get dirty with? Then You are in luck because we’re giving away five (5) pairs of tickets to the premiere of Eduardo Sanchez’s Exists! The screening takes place… Continue Reading →

The post L.A. Residents: Win Tickets to See the Premiere of Exists appeared first on Dread Central. »

- Steve Barton

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Exists Review

19 October 2014 10:01 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Between Bobcat Goldthwait’s Willow Creek and Eduardo Sánchez’s Exists, Bigfoot is having quite a horrifying year. In Willow Creek, the legendary monster goes the “mumblecore” route for some simmering, slow-burn chills, while Exists goes full creature-feature by bringing an animalistic primitiveness to the hairy best. Defying most horror rules, Sánchez wastes no time introducing in Sass to horror audiences that are yearning for some backwoods survival horror. As far as found footage scares go, Sánchez gains major points for bringing intensity in a fast and furious manner, never bullshitting his fans with cheap decoys or distorted jump-scares. Exists delivers Exactly as prompted, being a polar opposite to Goldthwait’s subtle tension. If Bigfoot is your jam yet twenty-minute-long-tent-rustlings aren’t your thing, go with Exists on this one – you’ll thank me while you’re washing your blood-soaked clothes.

The plot of Exists isn’t very complicated, nor »

- Matt Donato

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The Blair Witch Project Almost a Different Ending

17 October 2014 12:49 PM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

One of the greatest things about The Blair Witch Project was its simplicity. There were no big special effects and there was hardly any blood. The finale of the film simply featured a guy standing in the corner of a basement, and it was the most terrifying thing ever. I remember when I first saw the film the chills that it sent down my spine were intense. It was brilliantly effective filmmaking. 

It's kind of funny to hear now that when Artisan Entertainment got a hold of the movie back in the late 1990s, the first thing that they wanted to change was that ending, which would have been a terrible mistake! During an interview with Bloody Disgusting at Denver’s Mile High Horror Film Festival, Blair Witch directors Dan Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez revealed what all went down. The article doesn't specify who said the following, but here's what thy revealed:

“Well, »

- Joey Paur

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The Blair Witch Project Almost Had A Completely Different Ending

16 October 2014 4:52 PM, PDT | cinemablend.com | See recent Cinema Blend news »

The very end of The Blair Witch Project is one of the best finales in modern horror. There's no gore, there's no CGI, and there's no monster: you just see a guy standing in a corner, and it's the most terrifying thing ever. Its genius comes from the mix of simplicity and subtle setup, and it's incredibly effective. So, naturally, when Artisan Entertainment got a hold of the movie all the way back in the late 1990s, it was the first thing that they wanted to change. This bit of trivia was recently revealed by directors Dan Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez, who recently attended the Denver.s Mile High Horror Film Festival and took the time to sit down for an interview with Bloody Disgusting. Discussing the end of their debut feature film, they not only revealed that Artisan wanted to change the ending when they signed on as a »

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Exclusive Photo: Exists – Win Tickets to an L.A. Screening With the Director!

16 October 2014 7:41 AM, PDT | shocktillyoudrop.com | See recent shocktillyoudrop news »

Eduardo Sanchez's Exists, a Bigfoot found footage horror flick, arrives October 24th in select theaters and VOD.

Today, we have an exclusive photo to share with you. In addition to this, we have 5 pairs of tickets for a 7pm screening on October 23rd at an L.A. theater with director Sanchez (Lovely Molly, The Blair Witch Project) in attendance for a Q&A.

The post Exclusive Photo: Exists – Win Tickets to an L.A. Screening With the Director! appeared first on Shock Till You Drop. »

- Ryan Turek

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How The Blair Witch Project Changed Movies - Short Doc

15 October 2014 10:25 AM, PDT | GeekTyrant | See recent GeekTyrant news »

When The Blair Witch Project first came out in 1999, I completely gave into the hype. I was a fan of horror movies, and this one seemed completely different and intriguing. One of the main things it had going for it was the online marketing campaign, and how a lot of people couldn't tell if the movie was real or not. I remember discussing all of this with my dad and my brother as we were waiting in a long ass line to see the movie. Of course, after the movie was over, we realized that it obviously wasn't real, but it was still an incredibly fun movie going experience.

The film became the most profitable movie of all time… so far. It was made on a budget of only $25,000, and the film went on to gross $250 million worldwide. The Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez-directed film also opened the door to found footage movies. »

- Joey Paur

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Go Behind the Scenes of the Intruders Season Finale Episode 1.08 – There Is No End

11 October 2014 11:13 AM, PDT | DreadCentral.com | See recent Dread Central news »

Do you believe in ghosts? Two of the stars of BBC America’s “Intruders,” John Simm and Tory Kittles, and director Eduardo Sanchez talk about their own supernatural encounters while filming an episode of the show in this behind-the-scenes look at… Continue Reading →

The post Go Behind the Scenes of the Intruders Season Finale Episode 1.08 – There Is No End appeared first on Dread Central. »

- Debi Moore

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Take a Look Back at 'The Blair Witch Project' As a Moment That Changed the Movies

8 October 2014 3:30 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

The holiest month of the year has arrived: October. That means we’re in full spooky mode, so when we spotted a Filmmaker Iq “Moments That Changed Movies” segment about Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez’s The Blair Witch Project, we got a little excited. The 1999 film changed the horror landscape forever, using a found-footage style that helped pioneer an entire subgenre of shaky-cam cinema. Referencing invented mythology with real-life occult and urban legends, The Blair Witch Project launched a successful viral marketing campaign—one of the first to exist, really—using a website that presented a backstory about the actors as factual info. In this video interview, we hear from the filmmakers and stars of the movie. Sánchez...

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- Alison Nastasi

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Video: Academy Originals Celebrates the 15th Anniversary of The Blair Witch Project

6 October 2014 12:07 PM, PDT | DailyDead | See recent DailyDead news »

15 years ago, they entered the woods with a handheld camera and returned with footage that would leave an indelible mark on independent filmmaking. A new video from Academy Originals commemorates the anniversary of Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez’s The Blair Witch Project by looking back at the making of the iconic film that featured a talented trio of actors and infectious fear.

The post Video: Academy Originals Celebrates the 15th Anniversary of The Blair Witch Project appeared first on Daily Dead. »

- Derek Anderson

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2014 Spooky Movie International Horror Movie Festival: Official Lineup

6 October 2014 9:45 AM, PDT | Underground Film Journal | See recent Underground Film Journal news »

Continuing to make sure that October remains the scariest month of the year, the Spooky Movie International Horror Movie Festival returns for its ninth annual edition on Oct. 9-18 at the AFI Silver Theatre in Silver Spring, Maryland.

Opening Night: It’s a double slam bang on Oct. 9 with two exciting new entries in insanely popular horror franchises. First up is V/H/S Viral, where the gruesome series goes online with startling Internet videos directed by Todd Lincoln, Nacho Vigalondo and more. Then, that’s followed by The Dead 2: India, another tale of international zombie madness once again directed by Howard J. Ford and Jon Ford.

Closing Night: It’s retro massacre time on Oct. 18 when local horror legend Count Gore De Vol hosts a special screening of Wes Craven’s classic mutant thriller The Hills Have Eyes. This special screening will be presented just like Count »

- Mike Everleth

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Something’s On The Road In Newest Clip From Bigfoot Horror Film Exists

3 October 2014 11:00 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

On the cinematic calendar, the weeks preceding Halloween are often prime real estate for new horror outings. The spooky season has been proven (scientifically!) to increase a filmmaker’s chances of turning their low budget offering into a bona fide box office smash. But hey, it’s not like Eduardo Sanchez needs any pointers in that department, as one half of The Blair Witch Project team returns to found footage terror with Exists.

The tone and style of the movie look poised to recreate the atmospheric chills from Sanchez’s debut. Keeping the urban legend perspective, this time around a bunch of kids head into the Texan hills for a camping trip. We’ve all seen The Cabin In The Woods, which gloriously deconstructed this exact type of scenario, so it should come as no surprise that something terrifying befalls the group.

We’ve already had a steady stream of »

- Gem Seddon

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‘The Blair Witch Project’ – seeing is believing, but hearing is much more persuasive

3 October 2014 10:21 AM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

The Blair Witch Project

Directed by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez

Written by Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sánchez

1989, USA

Three film students go out to Burkittsville, MD to make a documentary about the legend of the Blair Witch, who supposedly haunts the area. Heather (Heather Donahue) is the director, and accompanying her on the trip is cameraman Josh (Joshua Leonard) and Mike (Michael Williams) does the sound. As they go about asking the locals about the witch they get a tip about the cemetery up in the hills where the seven children who disappeared after outing Elly Kedward as a witch are supposedly buried.

Once on the trail Heather, Mike and Josh soon find the cemetery after a brief detour from Heather’s map and are ready to call it quits for the weekend after getting the footage.  With the supplies finished after only three days, food is short and tempers are short. »

- Colin Biggs

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Fantastic Fest 2014: V/H/S/ Viral Is Better Than Its Predecessors [Review]

1 October 2014 11:58 AM, PDT | QuietEarth.us | See recent QuietEarth news »

When I reviewed the first entry in the V/H/S series, I didn't have a whole lot of nice things to say. Too long and too dumb, it felt like what you'd get if you gave cameras and a shoddy script to a bunch of smash-happy frat boys. V/H/S 2 (review) was a marked improvement, and featured segments from Gareth Evans and Timo Tjahjanto, Jason Eisener, and Gregg Hale and Eduardo Sanchez that suggested this anthology might actually be headed somewhere. V/H/S Viral, comprised of three shorts and a wraparound (a fourth short by Todd Lincoln has been excised from early screenings, and I'm not sure if or when it'll end up in a later version), is the third and latest in the series, an [Continued ...] »

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Fantastic Fest 2014 Review: V/H/S Viral Catches On

29 September 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Twitch | See recent Twitch news »

V/H/S brought us stories from Ti West, Adam Wingard, Glen McQuaid, and Joe Swanberg, among others. V/H/S 2 gave us far superior films from Gareth Evans and Timo Tjahjanto, Gregg Hale and Eduardo Sanchez, Jason Eisener, Simon Barrett, and Adam Wingard (again). For the third entry of the franchise, V/H/S Viral delivers another mixed bag, with entries from Justin Benson and Aaron Moorehead, Marcel Sarmiento, Nacho Vigalondo, Gregg Bishop, and Todd Lincoln, whose segment "Gorgeous Vortex" was cut from the film for mysterious reasons. The series' most challenging aspect remains its wrap-around segments, which serve to loosely link the stories together. For an anthology, one would assume that these would be among the strongest in the film; sadly, that's not the case. "Vicious Circles" features...

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Mile High Horror Film Festival 2014 Feature Films announced

26 September 2014 6:39 PM, PDT | MoreHorror | See recent MoreHorror news »

by Seth Metoyer

It's that time of year again and this years Mile High Horror Film Festival is going to bring it!

Check out the full horror film feature film lineup below.

From The Press Release:

The Mile High Horror Film Festival returns to celebrate five strong years with our best film lineup yet.

This year, the festival expands to include 80 independent horror films from 18 different countries. From slasher maniacs to supernatural spirits, this year’s film lineup is sure to make your skin crawl.

We have several special events lined up that pay homage to the genre: a 60th anniversary presentation of Creature From The Black Lagoon in 3D with actress Julie Adams in person, a 40th anniversary presentation of The Texas Chain Saw Massacre with the original 'Leatherface,' Gunnar Hansen in person, Candyman with horror icon Tony Todd in person, and a 15-year anniversary reunion for The Blair Witch Project »

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Be Very Afraid Of Sasquatch In New Clip From Found Footage Horror, Exists

26 September 2014 9:06 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Halloween’s nearly upon us and the folks at Lionsgate are gearing up to scare us all silly. It’s been fifteen years since newbie filmmakers Eduardo Sanchez and Dan Myrick brought us The Blair Witch Project, and the found footage genre persists. There’s been the inevitable cash-ins on the pair’s scary witch fable, but nothing has bettered it in the shakycam department. Could Sanchez’s next feature, Exists, be the film to beat it?

If audience response is anything to go by, there’s a good chance that it will. Sanchez’s post-Blair career has been dotted with supernatural horrors and a jaunt into TV. Now he’s steering his work back to what made him a household name – people lost in the woods. Specifically, a bunch of friends who venture out into the Texan plains for a fun, carefree weekend. Their plan to kick back and »

- Gem Seddon

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Exclusive Exists Clip: Find Out What Eduardo Sanchez’s Sasquatch is Capable Of

26 September 2014 8:06 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Eduardo Sanchez’s latest won so many over at SXSW 2014 that it went home with the Midnighters Audience Award and come October 24th, we’ll all get to find out why.  Exists stars Chris Osborn and Samuel Davis as Brian and Matt, brothers who opt to take their friends out to their uncle’s abandoned cabin in East Texas for a weekend of partying.  Little do they know, their getaway is in Sasquatch territory. With Exists making its way to select theaters and VOD on October 24th courtesy of Lionsgate, we’ve got the opportunity to debut a brand new clip from the film.  Hit the jump to check out what happens when you’re within the beast’s reach in our exclusive Exists clip.  The film also stars Dora Madison Burge, Roger Edwards, Brian Steele and Denise Williamson. ComplexEmbed.Application.initialize({cId: "1zeHBwcDqbs1qxvuW9mWWALdBWlp-C1y",adSetCode: "67a3ff »

- Perri Nemiroff

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Horror channel announces three UK TV premieres

24 September 2014 7:39 AM, PDT | Blogomatic3000 | See recent Blogomatic3000 news »

Horror Channel have announced their latest rund of UK television premieres for October, including three outstanding supernatural thrillers: Under The Bed, Steven C. Millar’s nightmare of all nightmares, The Gathering, starring Christina Ricci, and the haunting Lovely Molly (my personal fave of the three), from Blair Witch co-director Eduardo Sánchez.

Friday 3rd - The Gathering

Directed by Brian Gilbert (Wilde), this supernatural thriller stars Christina Ricci as Cassie Grant, an American traveller who suffers amnesia when hit by a car. After accepting sanctuary from the family of the car that hit her, Cassie starts hallucinating that terrifying strangers are following her. Is it concussion or second sight? And what do her frightening visions have to do with an ancient church? A riveting performance by Ricci is supported by a stellar cast including Ioan Gruffud, Stephen Dillane and Kerry Fox.

Friday 10th - Under The Bed 

From Steven C. Miller, »

- Phil Wheat

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Bloody Image for Bigfoot Film Exists

22 September 2014 11:28 AM, PDT | Best-Horror-Movies.com | See recent Best-Horror-Movies.com news »

Director Eduardo Sanchez best known for The Blair Witch Project will bring fans a found footage Bigfoot film called Exists. In the film a group of friends who venture into the remote Texas woods for a party weekend find themselves stalked by Bigfoot. Check out the blood soaked image below. Exists will be in theaters and available on iTunes October 24 2014. The film stars Chris Osborn Dora Madison Burge Roger Edwards Samuel Davis Denise Williamson and Brian Steele and is produced by Jane Fleming Mark Ordesky Robin Cowie and J. Andrew Jenkins. »

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