Grave Encounters (2011)
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Not particularly convincing, and some decent scares early on soon evaporate as things get increasingly crazy. Structure heavily derivative of The Blair Witch Project, and the mockumentary ghost hunt format was done far better in the excellent Ghostwatch.
Suffers from the same problems as most found footage movies.
But definitely has good aspects - the premise of having this style of movie with characters who are essentially faking horror TV is solid, and gives nice notes to the film.
Some nice time/space fuckery - if they'd expanded on that more there could have got something better going I think.
Overall, it's okay.
"We just saw some creepy stuff happen with our own eyes. Let's get separated and collect our equipment! Then let's split up more and look for the lost guy." Classic...
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