Whether you immediately discard the notion of a documentary-style horror film as a bandwagon leaper you can’t deny that, in the right hands, the recently-revived genre is capabale of worrying the trousers of many of us.
The key point here, among the Paranormal Activities, the Grave Encounters and the [Rec]s of recent years, is to be true to the story you’re telling and not to dash mindlessly through a scary location waving your camera around like a butterlfy net and screaming WTF and OMG and BTABOAG* in the darkness.
This preamble is not to denigrate the work done by Aussie director Carlo Ledesma and his writer/producers Julian Harvey and Enzo Tedeschi as I’ve yet to see their film, The Tunnel, instead I wanted to intorduce this exclusive clip with a modicum of restraint on finding out the method of filmmaking.
The DVD is out on the 6th of August here in the UK, so if found-footage scares are your bag you might want to check this out.
Here’s the clip,
*That’s ‘Blimey! That’s a bit of a ghost!’