Blair Witch

Blair Witch

Blair Witch

Wilderness horror from the makers of You're Next and The Guest, following a group of university students in the middle of the woods who discover they're not alone. Previously titled The Woods until it revealed itself as a successor to The Blair Witch Project.

2016Rating: R13, Violence, horror scenes and offensive language.89 minsUSA
Horror

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Blair Witch / Reviews

Variety

Variety

...has scares and skills aplenty, but can't conjure the original's shock of the new.

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Total Film

Total Film

It’s a contradiction: both an excellent sequel, and a reminder that, however well you conduct it, lightning never strikes twice.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

The acting and filmmaking are too crude to make you care about what happens... even though you know pretty much exactly what that will be.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

If The Blair Witch Project signalled a new dawn of horror, Blair Witch is the loud death rattle of a once exciting sub-genre, disappearing into the darkness.

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Stuff

Stuff

After the shade, nuance and thrilling scares of the similarly-themed period drama The Witch, this feels shallow, hollow and lifeless.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Wingard's movie, for all its abundant mischief, doesn't trust the power of its own illusion. You can see these woods a lot more clearly now, and what you see is that you've been here before.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Unfortunately, despite all the similarities to its predecessor, the most glaring missing element is that sense of spontaneity that made the first film so effective.

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FilmInk

FilmInk

Yet another technically competent, above average but oddly unambitious rehash of a story we’ve seen many times before.

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