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The Cutting Room is a Found Footage film that falls squarely in the realm of horror. Before the credits start rolling, the film starts with a Found Footage scene of a female bound and gagged on a table in what appears to be a torture/killing in progress. We don’t see what’s happening on camera, but descriptive sounds (and our imagination) fill in the rest. This initial scene sets the tone for where the film is headed. The film starts with our three protagonists, Raz, Charlie, and Jess, who are college students in a film study class assigned to make a documentary for their final class projec...[Read More]
For a genre that's typically ultra-formulaic in its approach, "Alone with Her" manages to achieve a level of uniqueness not usually observed in the realm of Found Footage films. Nonetheless, the film has its challenges, but still manages to both entertain and disturb. "Alone with Her" isn't so much about the ending as the journey the antagonist takes to get to his destination. Spoilers abound, after watching the first few minutes of this film most viewers will accurately predict where the story is headed and how it will end. As I mentioned above, it's the journey and psychology of the antag...[Read More]
"World War Dead: Rise of the Fallen" starts out interestingly enough, as a voice-over walks us through a montage of imagery from the "Battle of the Somme," France, circa 1916. We learn that the British and French fought the German empire leaving many wounded or killed. To celebrate the 100th anniversary of this historic battle, a film crew travels to the Somme to shoot a documentary. In an effort to increase ratings, the director of the documentary, Marcus, has plans to put a paranormal spin on the film. Marcus nudges his historian/co-host, Brian, to focus more on the legends surrounding ...[Read More]
“Devil’s Backbone, Texas” is a paranormal themed found footage horror film released in 2015 that is written/directed by Jake Wade Wall. The film takes the form of a mockumentary recapping the life of Bert Wall, a resident of Devil’s Backbone, Texas and his son’s quest to unearth the truth behind the strange stories leading up to his questionable death The film opens with a series of testimonials and interviews of family and friends of Bert Wall and his son Jake (Jake Wade Wall). At the behest of Jake’s stepmother, he arranges this mockumentary to pay tribute to his father and film the sprea...[Read More]