Found Footage in Horror: When It Works and When It Doesn’t

Found footage refers to the subgenre of discovering “lost” video of an event. Stick around for these underrated found footage thrillers:

Grave Encounters: the Ultimate “Found Footage Parody”

Found footage films usually partake in tropes in order to seem genuine. Shaky camera work, faux realistic acting, and badly edited monsters abound! Good found footage films realize these tropes and do their best to subvert or capitalize on them. Grave Encounters does the latter ridiculously well.