The Woods Movie

  • 2015
  • UK
  • 1h 24min
  • Directed by: Russ Gomm
  • Cast: Gregg Hale, Daniel Myrick, Eduardo Sánchez
  • UK release: 28 February 2015

The Blair Witch Project wasn't the first found footage film but it popularised the format. This fascinating documentary takes you behind the scenes on one of the most influential horror movies of recent years. Love it or hate it you can't deny it changed the landscape of horror ushering in Paranormal Activity, Cloverfield and a morass of cheap inferior imitations.

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Interview: Russ Gomm, ‘The Woods is the world's first found footage documentary'

24 Mar 2015

The UK director discusses his documentary on the making of The Blair Witch Project

The Blair Witch Project changed the face of modern horror. It wasn't the first found footage film, but it ushered in a new wave of inferior imitators. What most people didn't appreciate was that directors Eduardo Sánchez and Daniel Myrick didn't just…

The best of FrightFest at Glasgow Film Festival 2015

16 Feb 2015

The scariest films from the horror celebration including The Clown, The Woods and Blood & Black Lace

Once again it's time to get your fright on as Glasgow Film Festival presents three days of terror with FrightFest. As per usual it's an essential snapshot of the genre with zombies, serial killers and Satanism.

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