I believe your enjoyment of The Blair Witch Project is directly related to when you saw it. When the film opened in wide-release across the U.S. in July of 1999, it was beyond a massive success and yet, large chunks of that audience hated it. They wondered, “Why was this movie so hyped? Why did I just pay to see that? Who would be scared by this?”
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J.J. Abrams has his Star Wars: Episode IX script. Meet Mrs. Whatsit in a new Wrinkle in Time clip. Another member of the Doom Patrol joins Titans. Roy Harper returns in new pictures from Arrow. Plus, tons of new looks at Tomb Raider, and Netflix's Sabrina show casts a major villain. To me, my Spoilers!
Thomas Jane teases the premise of the Predator reboot. Casting calls for Titans could reveal some more comic book favourites coming to the show. A Blair Witch TV series could be on the way. Plus, Black Lightning casts an intriguing comic book love interest, and Selina gets a costume upgrade on Gotham. Spoilers, now!
Hollywood generally considers the spring movie season to be awards season. It's when studios start rolling out their best films as the end of the year approaches. For genre fans, though, we get that and so much more. There are also horror movies for Halloween, big exciting blockbusters, as well as wondrous fantasy for us to enjoy. Here are all the fantastic films opening this spring you should know.
Video: We were already looking forward to the new movie from Adam Wingard (The Guest, You're Next) when it was called The Woods, and we had no idea it would be a sequel to The Blair Witch Project. Now we can barely contain ourselves waiting for its release, especially since each new trailer looks scarier than the last.
Last week at San Diego Comic-Con, I was privileged to be in the one audience ever that thought they were seeing a movie called The Woods, but ended up seeing the third Blair Witch film. It was a shocking, awesome reveal that was long planned by the studio. And the best part was that the movie is good -- and very, very scary.