They sure managed to pump out a sequel fast (the first was from early 2012). But maybe that’s because these movies cost about as much to make as the collective dollar menus of Wendy’s and McDonald’s.
Like most horror fans, I was quite taken with Ti West’s The House Of The Devil, so I was naturally excited when I heard he was going to be a part of a found footage film called V/H/S, even though I’m not normally a fan of the shaky camera POV.
V/H/S, which debuted at Sundance and has no less than six directors, is like nothing I’ve ever seen before. I could watch it three more times and still not know exactly what it was about. Could be devil worshippers, vampires, zombies or ghosts…
The movie focuses on a group of criminals, and at first feels like some sort of Last House On The Left-style snuff effort because of a parking lot scene where they film themselves grabbing a young woman and lifting her shirt up as they hold her boyfriend back. Continue reading “‘V/H/S’ Manages To Be Scary, Despite Not Making Sense”