Review: Blair Witch

Adam Wingard’s sequel to The Blair Witch Project, entitled Blair Witch, has arrived. I just saw it for the first time yesterday – and I can’t wait to see it again. When the original film came out in 1999, I was still in high school. I went to the theatre on a school night to […]

Hansel and Gretel: An Appalachian Version

Back in the seventies, filmmaker Tom Davenport had a vision of re-telling modern day versions of fairy tales in an Appalachian setting. The first entry of this series, entitled “From the Brothers Grimm”, was Hansel and Gretel: An Appalachian Version. It was filmed on a budget of $10,000 in Virginia, and released in 1975. This […]