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Take a Dramamine before watching.


I was really looking forward to this movie but after about 10 minutes I had to change channels because all the shaky camera movements were making me dizzy. Next time its on I'm going to take a Dramamine first before I try to watch it. I know that hand held camera shots are suppose to make the movie more realistic but all the shaking just makes it un-watchable for me.

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I already had a small headache before watching. Tuned in to watch and within minutes my headache got really bad lol

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Here! Here! What were those filmmakers thinking?

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The whole "found footage" thing has worked, maybe, twice, with "The Blair Witch Project" and "Cloverfield" being the only two I found watchable.

The trick is that, there can be some merit in the "found footage" concept. But, it has to be executed by skilled filmmakers. In "Cloverfield," for example, what worked is that the movie was shot with Sony F3 Digital Cine Cameras. These are full-size cinema cameras. And, for the most part, the cameramen kept the shooting straight-forward. It was handheld, but competently hand held by people who knew how to shoot. The movie had just enough of that hand-held quality to support the "found footage" premise. So, you bought it as an audience. While, in reality, people who have shot movies know that doing the professional job the camermen did on "Cloverfield" requires actual skill.

All these other movies just want things super shaky, and super annoying!

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