The Making of The Blair Witch Project: Part 5 – The Art of Haunting

Moment of Truth 3am-ish on October 25, 1997, and Eduardo Sanchez, Gregg Hale, and Dan Myrick and I were in full-body camouflage (and still cold) at the first campsite for “The Blair Witch Project,” exhausted actors tucked away in their sleeping bags inside… Continue Reading


The Making of The Blair Witch Project: Part 3 – Doom Woods Preppers

October 5, 1997 – Pre-production on “Phase 1” of The Blair Witch Project began, unlike pre-production for anything I’d worked on up to that point… or since for that matter. Usually with pre-production you go through script pages, pull out elements… Continue Reading


The Making of The Blair Witch Project: Part 2 – Getting to the Woods

Thanks to John Pierson (who also discovered the indie documentary smash hit Hoop Dreams), IFC’s “Split Screen” aired our Blair Witch Tapes pitch tape with some interview footage of Ed, Dan, and Gregg for context on August 15, 1997. It was a subversive… Continue Reading


The Making of The Blair Witch Project: Part 1 – Witch Pitch

The early 1990’s sucked for horror movies… I mean, really sucked. Movies like Dr. Giggles (1992), Man’s Best Friend (1993), and Cemetery Man (1994) failed spectacularly, for me, to scratch the itch unlike the 1980’s or the 1970’s. Sure, we had The Silence… Continue Reading


V/H/S/2 (Blu-ray / DVD)

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Cover art: reviews/vhs-2-blu-ray-s.jpg Starring Adam Wingard, Lawrence Levine, L. C. Holt, Kelsy Abbott, Hannah Hughes Directed by Simon Barrett, Adam Wingard, Edúardo Sanchez, Gregg Hale, Timo Tjahjanto, Gareth Huw Evans, Jason Eisener Horror anthology films have been enjoying a resurgence… Continue Reading


Exclusive: Jason Eisener Discusses His Alien Abduction Slumber Party for V/H/S/2 and More

Post Thumb: /apr13/vhs2-posters.jpg One of the highlights of V/H/S/2 for this writer had to be Jason Eisener’s “Alien Abduction Slumber Party,” which follows a group of pre-teens who must fight off malicious aliens who aren’t looking for any sleepover buddies-… Continue Reading