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Grave Encounters is a 2011 Canadian-American supernatural horror film shot in the found footage style where it is recorded by a video camera in a first person point of view. Written and directed by The Vicious Brothers, the film premiered on April 22, 2011 at the Tribeca Film Festival to favorable reviews. The film was released on August 25, 2011 in select theaters using the Eventful Demand It and Video On Demand via Comcast. The film premiered internationally in Italy via distributor Eagle Pictures retitled ESP Fenomeni Paranormali on June 1, 2011.

Grave Encounters received mixed reviews from critics. While the New York Press granted it the "Scariest Film Since The Ring", other reviews were not as favorable. FleshEatingZipper wrote, "...this bastard child of The Blair Witch Project and House on Haunted Hill provides less scares than both combined." The rating website Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a mixed rating of 43%.- from wikipedia.org

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review by . February 24, 2012
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Horror movies have found a new style meant to instill terror and give the viewer a feeling of ‘reality’ with the first person cinematography or otherwise more known as the handheld camera gimmick in “The Blair Witch Project”, the Spanish blockbuster “[REC]” and the more recent “Paranormal Activity” franchise. Sure, there are some imitators such as “Cloverfield” and the “The Last Exorcism“. I rather thought that the handheld …
review by . March 01, 2012
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*** out of ****    "Grave Encounters" is like the love child of "The Blair Witch Project" and "REC". No, there aren't any zombies - or "infected, if you will - as in the latter, but like both aforementioned films, this one utilizes the Found Footage stylistic; with handheld camerawork galore. If you're not a fan of this movement in the horror genre, walk away. Walk away and keep on walking. I say this because "Grave Encounters" does not intend to try and do anything new in regards …
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