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Don’t eat me, I’m only the cameraman!

My review of The Last Exorcism has been posted at Playtime.  This is the fourth in a series of articles I’ve written on what I call the “docu-horror” subgenre that can be traced most directly back to 1999’s The Blair Witch Project, although I suppose there are precedents even earlier in cinema with which I’m unfamiliar.  I’ve never seen Cannibal Holocaust or any of Mondo’s Faces of Death films; nor have they intrigued me enough (from what little information I have gathered) to do further reading.  I’d be interested to learn more if anyone has knowledge related to this subgenre they’d like to share. Continue reading


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