Based on found footage. A documentary filmmaker and his crew venture up to Siskiyou County, known for their Bigfoot sightings. While there to investigate they meet a local who leads them into the woods showing them evidence to these sightings. As they document everything on tape a series of unfortunate events occurs leaving many unanswered questions and only this footage to draw conclusions. Written by
The third in the recent slew of Bigfoot movies and I'm afraid it was more of the same. Better than Night Claws (not that difficult), maybe not as good as Lost Coast Tapes but we're talking slightly one way or another.
I'm finding the biggest problem with all recent found footage / hand-held cam movies is the lack of originality and any real idea of a decent ending.
Blair Witch Project cornered the market of unexplained, cut-off endings, it's been copied countless times since. How many more times do we need the same!? It's a tool used to keep production costs low, where big Hollywood movies would wow us with special effects as a pay off movies with little or no budget will use the leave us guessing tool.
I really don't mind it if it's done properly, but there has to be a organic sequence of events otherwise the audience is forced to watch a bunch of people stumbling around in a dark forest for absolutely no reason whatsoever.
For once I didn't have a problem with the characters in this film, I was at times enjoying the ride. But there ultimately isn't enough meat on the bones of the movie to sustain itself and sadly after a few mild thrills it tails off into what I suspected all along.
There is a twist at the end but it's telegraphed from a long way off so don't expect any surprises.
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