It’s always fun to take a break from the regular programming and dive into an anthology because these movies offer the rare occasion for us to break down individual short films, which we all agree are a fantastic way to take in what horror has to offer. It’s even more fun when we get to do it via Pateron member recommendation! How does V/H/S/2 do at stringing these together? Are there any standout efforts in here? Click on through to the other side for a spoilery review.
The Blair Witch is the third in a very tenuous trilogy regarding what happens when you look for trouble in the woods around Burkittsville, Maryland. Turns out, trouble tends to find you, fuck with you for about 2 days, then kill you in a basement. Maybe people should stop looking for it? If you are wondering if you should look for this movie in a queue near you, click through to our review.
You’re Next is a 2011 home invasion movie that is lauded for its originality, its masks, and being a mumblegore movie. Jack picked this as his home invasion pick of the most recent draft, and the whole crew was pretty excited to take it on. Does it live up to hype? What is mumblegore? The answers to some of those questions and more confusion as to others follows after the jump.
VHS is a found footage anthology movie cataloging what happens when a bunch of punks find some found footage movies. Unsurprisingly it goes poorly, but in what ways? If you're a fan of either found footage movies or anthology movies then this movie is gonna be like french fries in a milkshake (that's a good thing... kinda... it's very subjective). Take a look. Just be warned: spoilers will happen.