Entering into the world of witchcraft, spirits and superstitious legend, three promising film makers venture into the supposed haunted woods of small town in Maryland, USA.
The Blair Witch Project is a terribly frightening horror and not for the reasons we would normally associate with horror. That's right Saw fans, no blood, guts, mutilated corpses or special effects here. Instead this film plays on the fears of being lost in a place that is very isolated from any form of civilisation and the paranoia that close follows suit. The three protagonists of the film are made to feel hunted, that something they can't see or rationalise is chasing and torturing them. As Roger Ebert states: