The film that turned found footage into a genre is 20 years old this year. Since I haven't seen it since it first was released, I felt it was time for a rewatch.
It's a bit strange to see this film today. The whirling handheld camera and the seemingly "behind the scenes"-feeling that was so revolutionary at the time, has now been used and abused in countless other films with similar themes. It's still a good film, although people seeing it for the first time will probably not understand what all the fuzz was about at the time. And to be honest, the marketing was
way more brilliant than the film itself. Still a good film worth watching — if nothing else — for the film-historical value. And the impromptu scene where Heather breaks down and talks directly to the camera is still an important moment in cinema history.