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
85%
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Reviews & comments

Blair Witch follows James who recently acquired a footage of his sister who disappeared years ago.

Blair Witch is the real sequel to the cult classic, The Blair Witch Project. Directed by Adam Wingard (You’re Next, The Guest) and stars James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez and Corbin Reid. Blair Witch follows James who recently acquired a footage of his sister who disappeared years ago. Accompanied by his friends, James ventures into the Black Hills...

3.0
0

The Blair Witch Theme Park Ride

The original Blair Witch Project was one of the quintessential “perfect storms” in modern cinema – an original, formally inventive exercise in eerie suggestion and slowly ratcheting suspense. If the history of horror sequels has taught us anything, however, it’s that a follow-up to a groundbreaking original is, almost by definition, going to be less...

2.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

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

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Total Film

Total Film

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

4.0
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The New York Times

The New York Times

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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.

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

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.

2.0
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Stuff

Stuff

press

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

2.0
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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

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

press

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

press

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

0
Variety

Variety

press

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

0
Total Film

Total Film

press

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

4.0
0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

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.

0
The Guardian

The Guardian

press

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.

2.0
0
Stuff

Stuff

press

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

2.0
0
Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

press

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.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

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.

0
FilmInk

FilmInk

press

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

0

Blair Witch follows James who recently acquired a footage of his sister who disappeared years ago.

Blair Witch is the real sequel to the cult classic, The Blair Witch Project. Directed by Adam Wingard (You’re Next, The Guest) and stars James Allen McCune, Callie Hernandez and Corbin Reid. Blair Witch follows James who recently acquired a footage of his sister who disappeared years ago. Accompanied by his friends, James ventures into the Black Hills...

3.0
0

The Blair Witch Theme Park Ride

The original Blair Witch Project was one of the quintessential “perfect storms” in modern cinema – an original, formally inventive exercise in eerie suggestion and slowly ratcheting suspense. If the history of horror sequels has taught us anything, however, it’s that a follow-up to a groundbreaking original is, almost by definition, going to be less...

2.0
0