"The Blair Witch Project" should be placed with a handful of recent indie films as lessons in what a film needs and does not need. It is not much more than some random scenes and slapped together footage of these three people wandering, running, yelling and fighting through the Maryland woods. However, the collective result is far more terrifying and gripping a film than you could ever get by throwing hundreds of millions of dollars and a ton of stars into it.
In the current climate of special effects fiascoes, it is refreshing to see that there are still some filmmakers who understand the very basic premise that what you don't see or think may be there is far more terrifying than something made in a computer flying across the screen.
"It is absurd to divide people into good and bad. People are either charming or tedious." -Oscar Wilde
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