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This week, Andrew Gaudion takes us through the ins and outs of the found footage technique in horror  movies…

By ANDREW GAUDION

The found-footage technique is one that has become rather synonymous in the world of the horror genre. It is so prominent within modern horror films that we can call it more of a sub-genre rather than a technique within modern horror movies. Taken as a sub-genre, it one tends to split movie-goers alike, many believing that it has lost its creativity, with filmmakers merely repeating the same tricks rather than attempting to develop them. That may be a fair assumption, but the found footage genre not only proves to be successful for Hollywood pictures (such as Cloverfield) but it continues to be a very effective technique for independent horror movie directors to make themselves known as to become noticed as a promising talent, as this year’s rather…

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