‘1974’ Makes Found Footage Scary Again
Regardless of where you stand on the subgenre as a whole, it’s relatively clear that audiences connect with Found Footage films for a variety of reasons. You’d be surprised at just how often search referrals roll in here at MH asking “is (enter found footage movie name here) real?”. People can’t get enough of them. Unfortunately, the bad far outweigh the good when it comes to handheld flicks these days, but it looks like the team behind the aptly titled 1974 knows exactly what it takes to make us fear the footage once again.
Writer/director Victor Dryere had the following to say about his ambitions surrounding the film:
Sounds like a winning recipe if you ask me. But in case you need a bit more persuasion, check out the debut trailer below and tell me that shit doesn’t look creepy.
1974 is currently making its rounds in the festival scene, so we’ll keep you posted with impressions and release information as more becomes available. Stay tuned.