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Focus on found footage
on 21 July 2014
I don't like found footage, this film goes that extra step to make no sense. At least with a film like "Cloverfield" the found footage was 'found' and used as some instructional film. In this case the footage is being taken by various cameras and it makes no sense why we suddenly see events from a different camera.
For example, the lead guy is carrying a camera around to document his life. That makes sense. Suddenly we see his wife in a supermarket via the market's security camera. We see her eating raw meat straight from a packet. Why are we seeing this?
A cult has installed cameras throughout their house. Why are we seeing their footage? Who's 'found' it. There's three people out on a picnic, and guess what - they're also documenting things on a camera. Why? We don't know. When they discover the possessed wife eating the flesh of a fallen deer she kills them, all caught on camera.
It also makes no sense why she's eating this deer when she could get raw meat from the supermarket!
They took their camera on their holidays. They're lured to a party, and eventually this sect take them off to impregnate the wife with the anti-Christ. And the camera is still rolling. Why does the cult not check the camera? Who knows. And we don't get to see her impregnated anyway.
None of the film makes sense.