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Tucson Weekly
Blair WitchThis is the second sequel to The Project, the original “found footage” horror
Blair Witch
Tucson Weekly / Posted yesterday
This is the second sequel to The Project, the original “found footage” horror film. Would Lionsgate take this opportunity to reintroduce a once promising premise into a new style of film, perhaps a traditional narrative about the Blair... Read more
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New Times San Luis Obispo
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CAthe late Wes Craven, ingeniously used the meta-narrative of horror film itself
Publishing Local News and Entertainment for over 29 years in San Luis Obispo County, CA
New Times San Luis Obispo / Posted 2 days ago
the late Wes Craven, ingeniously used the meta-narrative of horror film itself to create Scream, and newcomer films like The Blair Witch Project and The Ring breathed new life into the horror genre for a new generation. But not every popular... Read more
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/Film
The Blair Witch Ending Doesn't Actually Show The Blair Witch$11.5 million internationally. That’s a bummer, because it’s actually quite the
The Blair Witch Ending Doesn't Actually Show The Blair Witch
/Film / Posted 2 days ago
$11.5 million internationally. That’s a bummer, because it’s actually quite the scary sequel that expands the mythology of The Blair Witch Project without ruining anything or revealing too much. Now those of you have seen it may be thinking to... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Faked moon landing conspiracy theory gets overhaul with 'Operation Avalanche'By Tim Lammers, DirectConversations.com Ever since "The Blair Witch Project" k
Faked moon landing conspiracy theory gets overhaul with 'Operation Avalanche'
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 4 days ago
By Tim Lammers, DirectConversations.com Ever since "The Blair Witch Project" kicked off the found footage genre in 1999, few filmmakers have conjured up any inspired ideas to further the genre beyond its horror film roots. But as film fans are... Read more
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News 8000
Faked moon landing conspiracy theory gets overhaul with 'Operation Avalanche'By Tim Lammers, DirectConversations.com Ever since "The Blair Witch Project" k
Faked moon landing conspiracy theory gets overhaul with 'Operation Avalanche'
News 8000 / Posted 4 days ago
By Tim Lammers, DirectConversations.com Ever since "The Blair Witch Project" kicked off the found footage genre in 1999, few filmmakers have conjured up any inspired ideas to further the genre beyond its horror film roots. But as film fans are... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Faked moon landing conspiracy theory gets overhaul with 'Operation Avalanche'By Tim Lammers, DirectConversations.com Ever since "The Blair Witch Project" k
Faked moon landing conspiracy theory gets overhaul with 'Operation Avalanche'
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
By Tim Lammers, DirectConversations.com Ever since "The Blair Witch Project" kicked off the found footage genre in 1999, few filmmakers have conjured up any inspired ideas to further the genre beyond its horror film roots. But as film fans are... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Faked moon landing conspiracy theory gets overhaul with 'Operation Avalanche'By Tim Lammers, DirectConversations.com Ever since "The Blair Witch Project" k
Faked moon landing conspiracy theory gets overhaul with 'Operation Avalanche'
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
By Tim Lammers, DirectConversations.com Ever since "The Blair Witch Project" kicked off the found footage genre in 1999, few filmmakers have conjured up any inspired ideas to further the genre beyond its horror film roots. But as film fans are... Read more
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KCCI 8 Des Moines
Matt Johnson, 'Operation Avalanche'Faked moon landing conspiracy theory gets overhaul with 'Operation Avalanche'
Matt Johnson, 'Operation Avalanche'
KCCI 8 Des Moines / Posted 4 days ago
Faked moon landing conspiracy theory gets overhaul with 'Operation Avalanche' Ever since "The Blair Witch Project" kicked off the found footage genre in 1999, few filmmakers have conjured up any inspired ideas to further the genre beyond its horror... Read more
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NZCity
Kylie Jenner has a list of names for her "future kids"films, which she doesn't like. She explained: "Tyga loves Halloween and horror
Kylie Jenner has a list of names for her "future kids"
NZCity / Posted 4 days ago
films, which she doesn't like. She explained: "Tyga loves Halloween and horror films. He even tricked me into seeing 'The Blair Witch Project' recently. I was scared by the previews! Let's just say we left during the movie because I was so... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
‘The Magnificent Seven’ tops North American box officeweek at $4.1 million. In sixth place, dropping from second, was the horror fli
‘The Magnificent Seven’ tops North American box office
Manila Bulletin / Posted 5 days ago
week at $4.1 million. In sixth place, dropping from second, was the horror flick “Blair Witch,” a follow-up of the 1999 “The Blair Witch Project,” which earned $3.95 million. Rounding out the top 10 films were: “Don’t Breathe” ($3.8... Read more
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Inquirier.net
‘The Magnificent Seven’ outguns rivalsweek at $4.1 million. In sixth place, dropping from second, was the horror fli
‘The Magnificent Seven’ outguns rivals
Inquirier.net / Posted 5 days ago
week at $4.1 million. In sixth place, dropping from second, was the horror flick “Blair Witch,” a follow-up of the 1999 “The Blair Witch Project,” which earned $3.95 million. CBB Rounding out the top 10 films were: “Don’t Breathe” ($3.8... Read more
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Daily Star
Blair Witch: The true and horrifying haunting which inspired the filmUS town of Adams, Tennessee. Adams is surrounded by creepy woods, similar to t
Blair Witch: The true and horrifying haunting which inspired the film
Daily Star / Posted 7 days ago
US town of Adams, Tennessee. Adams is surrounded by creepy woods, similar to the iconic setting featured in 1999 film The Blair Witch Project. The movie, filmed with a handheld camera, features a witch ghost terrorising a group of... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Kylie Jenner has baby names for her ‘future kids’films, which she doesn't like. She explained, "Tyga loves Halloween and horror
Kylie Jenner has baby names for her ‘future kids’
Eye Witness News / Posted 8 days ago
films, which she doesn't like. She explained, "Tyga loves Halloween and horror films. He even tricked me into seeing The Blair Witch Project recently. I was scared by the previews! Let's just say we left during the movie because I was so... Read more
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/Film
David Lynch Believes Cable Television is the New Arthousehad discovered independent films at an earlier age through the gateway drug tha
David Lynch Believes Cable Television is the New Arthouse
/Film / Posted 8 days ago
had discovered independent films at an earlier age through the gateway drug that was Kevin Smith’s Clerks, it wasn’t until The Blair Witch Project that I ventured into the city of Boston and had my first experience with an art house cinema. It was... Read more
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iol.co.za
Blair WitchHLV RUNNING TIME: 89 minutes RATING: 2 stars (out of 5) Sixteen years after
Blair Witch
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
HLV RUNNING TIME: 89 minutes RATING: 2 stars (out of 5) Sixteen years after Book of Shadows: 2 disappointed the Project cult by doing something different, does as little differently as possible. There are more... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sully maintains box office altitudeHudson River in 2009, collected about $21.7 million in U.S. and Canadian theate
Sully maintains box office altitude
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
Hudson River in 2009, collected about $21.7 million in U.S. and Canadian theaters, ComScore Inc. said Sunday. A new take on The Blair Witch Project, a 1999 film, landed in second place, while the sequel Bridget Jones's Baby placed third and Snowden... Read more
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iol.co.za
‘Blair Witch’: don’t go back into woodshyped by what they used to call back in those days “viral” marketing, writer-di
‘Blair Witch’: don’t go back into woods
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
hyped by what they used to call back in those days “viral” marketing, writer-directors Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez’s The Blair Witch Project was a game-changer in so many ways.It’snot that any individual element was all that original.... Read more
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CNET
What is 4K UHD? Next-generation resolution explainedoffered by 4K make movies better? You could argue that it depends on the format
What is 4K UHD? Next-generation resolution explained
CNET / Posted 9 days ago
offered by 4K make movies better? You could argue that it depends on the format of the original film. For example, "The Blair Witch Project" and "28 Days Later" were both shot with standard-definition camcorders, and there would arguably be... Read more
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Minnesota State University Reporter
Blair Witch Project successor overdoes itself – MSU ReporterThe Blair Witch Project came onto the scene back in 1999, reinventing the horro
Blair Witch Project successor overdoes itself – MSU Reporter
Minnesota State University Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
The Blair Witch Project came onto the scene back in 1999, reinventing the horror genre forever with its fake found footage, but specifically, the mockumentary type. In any light, The Blair Witch Project made a spot for itself in cinematic history.... Read more
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Oregon Daily Emerald
‘Blair Witch’ is a decent revival for horror fans, but nothing special overallfew young adults who ventured out into the woods of Maryland in search of the l
‘Blair Witch’ is a decent revival for horror fans, but nothing special overall
Oregon Daily Emerald / Posted 9 days ago
few young adults who ventured out into the woods of Maryland in search of the local folk legend known as the ‘Blair Witch.’ The Blair Witch Project eventually became a phenomenon, introducing the world to the concept of ‘found footage’ horror. The... Read more
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USA Today
'American Horror Story' recap: Hamming it upfood along with a TV and camera.Blair-merican Horror Story? The show, which ha
'American Horror Story' recap: Hamming it up
USA Today / Posted 9 days ago
food along with a TV and camera.Blair-merican Horror Story? The show, which has featured humanoid stick figures, recalls The Blair Witch Project as Shelby and Matt discover shaky, 1997 video footage that features Dr. Elias Cunningham (Denis... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Blair WitchIt didn't seem like it at the time, but The Project signaled a sea change in f
Blair Witch
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 9 days ago
It didn't seem like it at the time, but The Project signaled a sea change in filmmaking. It was not shot by a professional cinematographer but, rather, by the actors themselves. They did not use 35 mm Technicolor film or even a handheld... Read more
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Arkansas Times
New gear, same fearYou want to feel old? Recall that "The Blair Witch Project" came out in 1999, b
New gear, same fear
Arkansas Times / Posted 9 days ago
You want to feel old? Recall that "The Blair Witch Project" came out in 1999, before even a third of Americans had cell phones. That was back when getting lost in the woods meant your ass was lost in the woods. And high-end video cameras, small... Read more
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The Morning Call
Easton's Movies at the Mill: Films at State Theatredaughter as a prostitute. Other national films include "Future Boyfriend," dire
Easton's Movies at the Mill: Films at State Theatre
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
daughter as a prostitute. Other national films include "Future Boyfriend," directed by Ben Rock, production designer on "The Blair Witch Project," "Balcony," directed and screenwritten by Toby Fell-Holden, and "Never Happened," directed by Mark... Read more
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Philly.com
'Blair Witch Project' star: From Upper Darby to pot farmer back to Hollywoodfor good, there it was again, that infamous photo of Heather Donahue from the c
'Blair Witch Project' star: From Upper Darby to pot farmer back to Hollywood
Philly.com / Posted 10 days ago
for good, there it was again, that infamous photo of Heather Donahue from the closing shots of her 1999 horror megahit The Blair Witch Project (read Gary Thompson's review of the film). “The image of my snot-nosed face is just indelible,” the... Read more
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Sarnia Observer
Film festival workshop leader comes homeshe convinced the teacher to allow her to make a short film for a project on an
Film festival workshop leader comes home
Sarnia Observer / Posted 10 days ago
she convinced the teacher to allow her to make a short film for a project on anabolic steroids, around the time the film, The Blair Witch Project, had been released. “I made this kind of a spoof film about these athletes who were stuck in the... Read more
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FOX Business
The Top 10 Movies On The Itunes StoreSee Me 2 iTunes Movies US Charts - Independent: 1.Citizenfour 2.Hunt for the
The Top 10 Movies On The Itunes Store
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
See Me 2 iTunes Movies US Charts - Independent: 1.Citizenfour 2.Hunt for the Wilderpeople 3.Transpecos 4.The Lobster 5.Blood Father 6.Sing Street 7.The Blair Witch Project 9.For the Love of Spock 10.Other People (copyright) 2016 Apple... Read more
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FOX Business
The Top 10 Movies On The Itunes StoreSee Me 2 iTunes Movies US Charts - Independent: 1.Citizenfour 2.Hunt for the
The Top 10 Movies On The Itunes Store
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
See Me 2 iTunes Movies US Charts - Independent: 1.Citizenfour 2.Hunt for the Wilderpeople 3.Transpecos 4.The Lobster 5.Blood Father 6.Sing Street 7.The Blair Witch Project 9.For the Love of Spock 10.Other People (copyright) 2016 Apple... Read more
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International Business Times
Blair Witch 2 director reveals studio added gore 'against his will' and insists it wasn't a failureabout his 2000 film Book Of Shadows: Blair Witch 2, which was a sequel to Eduar
Blair Witch 2 director reveals studio added gore 'against his will' and insists it wasn't a failure
International Business Times / Posted 11 days ago
about his 2000 film Book Of Shadows: Blair Witch 2, which was a sequel to Eduardo Sánchez and Daniel Myrick's The Blair Witch Project from a year before, the 54-year-old told Deadline that "the studio [Artisan Entertainment] recut and... Read more
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/Film
The Blair Witch Prequel That Never HappenedThe first sequel to The Blair Witch Project arrived only 15 months after the re
The Blair Witch Prequel That Never Happened
/Film / Posted 12 days ago
The first sequel to The Blair Witch Project arrived only 15 months after the release of the original movie. The second sequel took another 16 years to manifest, arriving in theaters just three days ago. While the franchise lay dormant for over a... Read more
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ABC News
'Bridget Jones's Baby' Disappoints at Box Officeplace. It was, however, the top movie overseas, drawing $29.9 million. "Blair
'Bridget Jones's Baby' Disappoints at Box Office
ABC News / Posted 12 days ago
place. It was, however, the top movie overseas, drawing $29.9 million. "Blair Witch," a follow-up to the 1999 horror hit "The Blair Witch Project," debuted in second place, collecting $9.7 million domestically. Oliver Stone's latest flick,... Read more
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FOX News
Edward Snowden Biopic Crashes At Box Officethrive for several more weeks.” Other high-profile openings not thriving this
Edward Snowden Biopic Crashes At Box Office
FOX News / Posted 12 days ago
thrive for several more weeks.” Other high-profile openings not thriving this weekend were "Blair Witch," the sequel to "The Blair Witch Project," which grossed $9.65 million, and "Bridget Jones’ Baby," which reaped $8.65 million, although the... Read more
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FOX Business
Lions Gate's Stock Slumps After 'blair Witch' Performs Poorly"Blair Witch." The stock had run up 6.1% on Friday, in anticipation of a strong
Lions Gate's Stock Slumps After 'blair Witch' Performs Poorly
FOX Business / Posted 12 days ago
"Blair Witch." The stock had run up 6.1% on Friday, in anticipation of a strong showing of the sequel to the 1999 classic "The Blair Witch Project." But the film took in just $9.65 million over the weekend, less than half expectations of $20.5... Read more
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FOX Business
Lions Gate's Stock Slumps After 'blair Witch' Performs Poorly"Blair Witch." The stock had run up 6.1% on Friday, in anticipation of a strong
Lions Gate's Stock Slumps After 'blair Witch' Performs Poorly
FOX Business / Posted 12 days ago
"Blair Witch." The stock had run up 6.1% on Friday, in anticipation of a strong showing of the sequel to the 1999 classic "The Blair Witch Project." But the film took in just $9.65 million over the weekend, less than half expectations of $20.5... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releasesmillion on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The fi
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releases
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted 12 days ago
million on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The film may be able to ride some nostalgia for "The Blair Witch Project" from 17 years ago. Critics in general, though, thought the new movie is less a nod to old and more... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releasesmillion on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The fi
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releases
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 12 days ago
million on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The film may be able to ride some nostalgia for "The Blair Witch Project" from 17 years ago. Critics in general, though, thought the new movie is less a nod to old and more... Read more
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NBC26 Green Bay
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releasesmillion on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The fi
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releases
NBC26 Green Bay / Posted 12 days ago
million on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The film may be able to ride some nostalgia for "The Blair Witch Project" from 17 years ago. Critics in general, though, thought the new movie is less a nod to old and more... Read more
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NFL.com
A diary from the Rams' return to Los AngelesWhat are we thinking here? Three-and-out? Pick six? You can feel the nervous en
A diary from the Rams' return to Los Angeles
NFL.com / Posted 12 days ago
What are we thinking here? Three-and-out? Pick six? You can feel the nervous energy in the stadium. It's like watching "The Blair Witch Project" just knowing something terrible is about to happen. Our Bucky Brooks says, "You can just feel like... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Tom Hanks’ ‘Sully’ tops box office for second weekendWitch” debuted in second place with a languid 9.7 million dollars in sales. It
Tom Hanks’ ‘Sully’ tops box office for second weekend
Manila Bulletin / Posted 12 days ago
Witch” debuted in second place with a languid 9.7 million dollars in sales. It is the second follow-up movie to 1999′ s “The Blair Witch Project.” Internationally, “Blair Witch” opened in 27 markets and brought in an estimated 4.9 million dollars... Read more
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Variety
With the bombing of ‘Blair Witch,’ is the found-footage horror film over? No, but the fake-scary running-with-the-camera one isfound-footage horror film enjoyed a quick rise, a brief reign, and (now) a defi
With the bombing of ‘Blair Witch,’ is the found-footage horror film over? No, but the fake-scary running-with-the-camera one is
Variety / Posted 12 days ago
found-footage horror film enjoyed a quick rise, a brief reign, and (now) a definitive fall. It was launched, in 1999, with “The Blair Witch Project,” which in addition to being a highly original and — yes — unsettling movie became a fascinating... Read more
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Daily Mail
Bridget bombs as Sully soars at the weekend box officefamiliar with the horror franchise as Book Of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 came out 1
Bridget bombs as Sully soars at the weekend box office
Daily Mail / Posted 12 days ago
familiar with the horror franchise as Book Of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 came out 16 years ago. The first film in the series, the Blair Witch Project kicked off the trend of found footage stories when it hit theaters in 1999, scaring up an incredible... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releasesmillion on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The fi
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releases
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 12 days ago
million on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The film may be able to ride some nostalgia for "The Blair Witch Project" from 17 years ago. Critics in general, though, thought the new movie is less a nod to old and more... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releasesmillion on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The fi
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releases
KIVI Boise / Posted 12 days ago
million on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The film may be able to ride some nostalgia for "The Blair Witch Project" from 17 years ago. Critics in general, though, thought the new movie is less a nod to old and more... Read more
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WRTV Indianapolis
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releasesmillion on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The fi
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releases
WRTV Indianapolis / Posted 12 days ago
million on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The film may be able to ride some nostalgia for "The Blair Witch Project" from 17 years ago. Critics in general, though, thought the new movie is less a nod to old and more... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Spooky but exasperating ‘Blair Witch’ lacks mystiquethe brother of a missing student from the first film. (Rating: Ho-Hum) The mo
Spooky but exasperating ‘Blair Witch’ lacks mystique
Inquirier.net / Posted 12 days ago
the brother of a missing student from the first film. (Rating: Ho-Hum) The mother of found-footage horror flicks, 1999’s “The Blair Witch Project,” gets an official sequel, which formulaically repeats a number of sequences, but gives some answers... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releasesmillion on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The fi
Box Office Top 3: Nostalgia's Not Enough For Two New Releases
KGTV San Diego / Posted 12 days ago
million on its opening weekend –– about $11 million less than forecast. The film may be able to ride some nostalgia for "The Blair Witch Project" from 17 years ago. Critics in general, though, thought the new movie is less a nod to old and more... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
'Sully' wins the weekend box office for a second-straight weekacross the country. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER "Blair Witch," the first true seque
'Sully' wins the weekend box office for a second-straight week
Stamford Advocate / Posted 12 days ago
across the country. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER "Blair Witch," the first true sequel to 1999's found-footage monumental hit "The Blair Witch Project," took in an estimated $9.7 million to come in second. A disappointment for Lionsgate as it released... Read more
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Connecticut Post
'Sully' wins the weekend box office for a second-straight weekacross the country. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER "Blair Witch," the first true seque
'Sully' wins the weekend box office for a second-straight week
Connecticut Post / Posted 12 days ago
across the country. MORE BUSINESS INSIDER "Blair Witch," the first true sequel to 1999's found-footage monumental hit "The Blair Witch Project," took in an estimated $9.7 million to come in second. A disappointment for Lionsgate as it released... Read more
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Mashable
'Sully' wins again, but 'Blair Witch' is already a box office moneymakerthe first movie. The $5 million-budgeted feature from director Adam Wingard an
'Sully' wins again, but 'Blair Witch' is already a box office moneymaker
Mashable / Posted 13 days ago
the first movie. The $5 million-budgeted feature from director Adam Wingard and writer Simon Barrett — the same duo behind the Blair Witch Project-inspired V/H/S movies — earned an estimated $9.7 million at the domestic box office. It's not even... Read more
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Business Insider
'Sully' wins the weekend box office for a second-straight weekbeing widely released across the country. "Blair Witch," the first true sequel
'Sully' wins the weekend box office for a second-straight week
Business Insider / Posted 13 days ago
being widely released across the country. "Blair Witch," the first true sequel to 1999's found-footage monumental hit "The Blair Witch Project," took in an estimated $9.7 million to come in second. A disappointment for Lionsgate as it released... Read more
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