Saturday, 23 July 2016

Blair Witch

On my first night on the internet, I went to Blair Witch dot com. So if this is my last night on the internet, this is why...

Adam Wingard (You’re Next, The Guest) could really deliver the goods in the woods.

The mythology of the Witch herself is quite simple, with some suitably grisly minor details. It was expanded in a mockumentary about the mockumentary, a book, comics, an action figure of the unseen monster, a sequel and, yes, games!

Had the original film not become a subgenre-codifying breakout hit, it would have made the perfect “handout” for a horror RPG.

It was also, on one level, a LARP...

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