In horror, that feeling of being left completely vulnerable and unsure of your surroundings has certainly been scrapped in lieu of gore, sex, and a false sense of reality. In order to replace legitimate fear, directors have opted to trade in quality camera work for 8mm amateurism — a la The Blair Witch Project. Truth be told, guerrilla-style production has been played out, a tactic used to add legitimacy to a film that may be floundering before the opening credits roll. However, Lake Mungo brought a new dimension to the genre.
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