A trio of people with a cable access TV show venture into the wilds of New Jersey to make a documentary about a search for the legendary Jersey Devil. Days later, only one of them returns--and he quickly becomes a suspect in the murder of the other. Only when the footage they shot is found is the horrifying truth revealed. A controversy regarding the similarities between this film and THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT emerged upon the release of the latter in the summer of 1999. THE LAST BROADCAST was actually made first.
** out of **** It's the upper end of the 1990's, and a film crew that works exclusively for New Jersey-based reality television program "Fact or Fiction" is hitting rock bottom. After a strong start, the founders are facing what looks to be cancellation and bankruptcy. They've simply ran out of good ideas, or anything to talk about at all; and when it seems like they've finally settled on a single, good idea, everything just falls apart on the spot. Then, out of the blue, … more
Pros: you'll love it or hate it, no medium here - pardon the pun Cons: described in review The Bottom Line: There is only one Jersey Devil but which one is it? I try not to read reviews or blurbs about a movie that is classified as horror before I watch it. Generally I dont even read the jacket cover or media hype at all, afraid something important will be given away. That was definitely the case in this release, … more