A trio of eager and intrepid college student filmmakers venture into the woods to make a documentary about the legendary Blair Thumb. Naturally, they get hopelessly lost and find themselves in considerable jeopardy.
A military special operations team, led by a CIA case officer, are on a mission in the harsh and hostile terrain of Afghanistan where they find themselves in a Middle Eastern "Bermuda Triangle" of ancient evil.
Matthew R. Anderson,
Losers by day -- ghost hunters by night. From the garage of his unapproving mother's home, Ken Livingston leads a team of supernatural investigators in a search for truth, justice and ... See full summary »
Laura and Martha share a nice apartment. Laura, the youngest one, began to document their life in the house with her camera. Martha undergoes the continual jokes of the friend. One day ... See full summary »
A group of teenagers from Flint, Michigan filmed themselves kidnapping and terrorizing a new acquaintance, before taking her out to a woods and dumping her in a shallow grave. They then ... See full summary »
Rivaling the most prominent traditional bricks and mortar fan conventions, the Blair Witch WebFest featured live streamed programming and engaging interactive events including participation... See full summary »
To cash in on all of the "real world" hype of the events in the first film, a man from Burkitsville, Maryland opens a "Blair Witch Hunt" tour, which shows patrons various locations from the original film. A bunch of college students decide to take the tour, and wind up in Rustin Parr's house. There, they decide to camp for the evening, but in the morning, they realize they didn't sleep and they don't remember anything that happened the previous night. From there, they go back to town, and discover that something...or someone has come with them. Written by
Director Joe Berlinger had the main cast watch various horror movies concerning the supernatural, demon possession, and satanic rituals to get the actors prepared for their roles. See more »
When Kim's looking for a telephone list inside the drawer, she finds the personal files for each person in the house. She throw away the list and holds the files with both hands. In the next shot, she is holding the list again in her right hand along with the files in the left hand. See more »
Something happened us in the woods... something evil.
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The first few opening credits are reflected in a lake. See more »
It wouldn't have made sense to make the exact same style movie again.
I went into "Book of Shadows" expecting the worst, and that might be the reason I liked it. The hook of the first film was in its ambiguity and its divergence from the mainstream horror genre, hence it would've taken some seriously original writing to recreate such a film again in sequel form. "Book of Shadows" certainly didn't follow the same suspense strategy but it did present some original ideas as to how the sequel should be made. The movie is certainly less suspenseful but offers a little more gore and shock value coppled with a lot of really good heavy metal music. I liked the movie and it actually reminded me more of the "Tales from the Crypt" shows than the "The Blair Witch Project". The characters are fun to watch and Kim Director plays a very interesting goth chic...which I liked. Furthermore, the plot itself, although thin, provides many twisted and spooky scenes that make a horror film that is easy to enjoy but still leave you asking questions at the end of the movie. If you really didn't enjoy the first movie, don't bother with the second. However, if you're a fan of the genre check it out a few times.
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