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Exploring THE BLAIR WITCH FILES Teen Books: What Happened To Heather Donahue?

Despite the revolutionary viral success of THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT, I missed out on the theatrical experience of history in the making. The film first fell into my lap as a rented VHS copy from the local video store, and it played from the television screen into my mind as the desperate cry for help […]

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Exclusive Clip: Behind-The-Scenes of BLAIR WITCH!

Last September marked the return of the BLAIR WITCH franchise, and at the helm for the new sequel was the creative team behind THE GUEST, YOU’RE NEXT and A HORRIBLE WAY TO DIE, director Adam Wingard and Simon Barrett. If you missed it, fret not! BLAIR WITCH arrives on Blu-Ray, DVD, Digital HD and VOD […]

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The 3 Long-Lost BLAIR WITCH Films We’d Still Like To See

So it turned out the secretive latest collaboration between director Adam Wingard and screenwriter Simon Barrett originally known as THE WOODS was in actuality a new BLAIR WITCH movie! And despite it doubling its production budget last weekend upon its release, the sequel/reboot didn’t nearly do as well as everyone would have hoped. For myself […]

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No, BLAIR WITCH Did Not Bomb at the Box Office

Is horror dead?! Horror must be dead!! Despite the fact that it’s been an INCREDIBLE summer for horror, both financially and just plain in terms of film quality, the above question is yet again one that’s being tossed around on the internet as if it’s actually a valid one to be asking. Of course, if […]

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Confessions Of A Girl Who Thought THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT Was Real

On a cold November night in 1999, I found myself nestled inside of a pop-up camper in the middle of the woods. Surrounded by the sounds of breaking branches, the bitter Lake Michigan wind, and nothing but leafless trees as far as the eye could see, I crammed into a sleeping bag in front of […]

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We Talk Resurrecting The BLAIR WITCH With Screenwriter Simon Barrett On The Latest SHOCK WAVES!

It’s Friday, which means it’s time for another episode of the Shock Waves podcast! And if you’re a fan of the BLAIR WITCH and anticipating the new movie, you’ll want to hear this! Join your hosts Rob Galluzzo (that’s me!), Elric Kane and Rebekah McKendry as they talk about all the latest horrors! Elric gives […]

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Is THE WOODS One Of The “Scariest Movies Ever Made?”

We’ve heard very little about the mysterious Lionsgate project titled THE WOODS, which reteams director Adam Wingard and writer Simon Barrett, the duo responsible for THE GUEST, YOU’RE NEXT and A HORRIBLE WAY TO DIE. But any movie with those two involved, consider us in. Finally, an intriguing teaser (and we do mean tease!) has […]

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THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT Co-Director Announces New Horror Movie at SXSW

Here are the first details on the new horror movie from THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT co-

Meet the Staff: 10 Questions With Blumhouse Post Production Coordinator Jason Rostovsky

Our ongoing series of interviews with the Blumhouse crew continues, in which we share our collective passion for all things scary, discuss our personal and career histories in the genre we all know and love, reveal our favorite films, and maybe even share a few spooky stories. Today we sit down for a Q&A with […]

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Found Figures: The Toys of The Blair Witch Project

Before there was THE WITCH, there was THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT. Release in the summer of 1999, THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT is undoubtedly one of the most influential horror films ever made, single-handedly – despite the fact that it wasn’t actually the first of its kind – turning the “found footage” style into a bona […]