Sasquatch

The Coroner

Horror fans often get the short end of the stick when it comes to quality because the genre seems to have a higher percentage of utter dreck than just about any type of movie. Part of the problem is that the genre has a high profit-to-cost ratio, but more recently the issue is that we as fans are a very forgiving bunch. How else to explain the inundation of horror movies that open with some variation of this: “The following footage was an attempt to document that discovery…” That’s right. Found footage films have lowered the bar of quality across the genre. They’re not all bad of course, but for every Rec or Troll Hunter we get ten Apollo 18s or Greystone Parks. So what’s the one ingredient that you think would guarantee a found footage success? Bigfoot, obviously. A group of filmmakers hoping to launch a reality show head into the Northern California woods for evidence that Bigfoot truly does exist. They hire an old hunter to be their guide and to show them evidence in the form of a fresh carcass. Unsurprisingly, things do not go as planned.

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published: 04.17.2014
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published: 04.17.2014
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published: 04.17.2014
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published: 04.16.2014
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