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Blog: Found Footage is Dead

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Can we all agree that found footage is dead? Like, as dead as the ghosts that found footage movies are always trying to film? There’s no way you can legitimately get away way making one these days with a straight face. If ever there was a genre that has been done to death, this is it. Like any movie gimmick or innovative new angle, it’s been used, abused and bastardised.

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A Movie A Week #22: V/H/S 2

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V/H/S 2 tries to keep up the breakneck pace set by its predecessor both on screen and off. Served up mere months after the release of the original, there was talk of this ‘even crazier’ sequel while the directing team from part one were still plugging their installment. News that a bloodier follow up was already in the can was reassuring for horror fans. Based on an anthology concept by Bloody-Disgusting.com’s co-founder and editor-in-chief Brad Miska, V/H/S challenged a handful of the hottest directors going to try and get you to ruin your track record for not wetting the bed. Part two recruits a new dream team of directing talent and charges them with the same brief, this time with a slightly higher budget. Needless to say, expectations were high.

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