Firstly let me say that I love all found footage, mockumentry and shaky cams. I will even sit through the bad ones but will always rate accordingly.
I really enjoyed this movie. Personally, I liked it even better than House's October Built. I had shivers up my spine even before anything started to happen, the atmosphere was superb and the acting top notch.
I like that they did not rely too heavily on jump scares (boring) and that a lot of the creepiness was observed in the background and during camera pans and turns. I know that a lot of FF movies use this tactic but the director was able to get the most out of it, employing it to the best of its ability. It wasn't over-used and the fact that you sometimes knew you were going to see something creepy in the background made it even creepier and suspenseful.
There are some comments on the messages boards about plot holes and I agree that there are some explanations missing from the movie but in my opinion FF works better this way. I don't want everything explained and wrapped up in a neat bow, not knowing every last detail of what, why, and who works better for me. It keeps me thinking.
If you think about it, any sort of filmed footage of a real horrific event would probably have parts of the story missing, so to me, some blanks in a story make it much more realistic.
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