Pin It Share on Tumblr


Hunting the Legend DVD Review

Posted by juliana On July - 13 - 2014 0 Comment

Title: Hunting the Legend

Director: Justin Steeley

Starring: Justin Steeley, Chris Copeland, Hannah Wallace, Jeff Causey, Alex Ballew

Running time: 95 minutes, Not Rated, Available 07.09.14

Special Features: None

January 4th 2008,  Chris Copeland and his father were out hunting in the woods where Chris captured his father on video being attacked and taken by a large creature. The only thing left behind was blood, his father’s rifle and a very large footprint. Five years later Chris brings a camera crew, along with his girlfriend to the town surrounding the event. They interview townsfolk and gather similar stories of seeing a large creature, and meet a strange hermit in the woods who claims to have had several encounters with the creature and tells them there are several. Chris, his girlfriend Hannah and the crew proceed to venture deep into the woods and seek out the creature or creatures and kill them.

The Good: Better story and acting than The Blair Witch Project.  The night vision camera was clever. The sound effects of the creature was good; I liked the scenes towards the end where it sounds like it was eating someone.

The Bad: It’s still the Blair Witch Project. The same annoying shaky cam. The same bit where the lead goes mad and prevents the others from leaving. The girlfriend is an annoying screamer. There’s a few scenes where there are some bad acting, especially when the actors are trying to look intense and scared. The translation of the sasquatch speak was just dumb. We’re supposed to believe they’re highly intelligent, bitch please.

These “found footage” films keep coming out, and people keep watching them so I don’t think they’re going away any time soon. I feel the genre is getting really tired. I found this film to be enjoyable enough. The story was different, but there are too many recycled scenes and characters; mainly just a bunch of dumbass white kids.

Total rating: C+

Reviewed by: JM Willis

Hunting the Legend

Processing your request, Please wait....
Categories: Horror, REVIEWS

Do you like this story?

Create an email alert for Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...
Shockya on Facebook


Latest Movie Reviews

Denial – Movie Review

Denial Bleeker Street Media Reviewed by: Tami Smith, Film Reviewer for Shockya Grade: B+ Director: Mick Jackson Written by: David ...


A Man Called Ove Movie Review

A MAN CALLED OVE (En man som heter Ove) Music Box Films Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Shockya Grade: ...


Bridget Jones's Baby Movie Rev

BRIDGET JONES’S BABY Universal Pictures Reviewed by: Harvey Karten, Shockya Grade: C- Director:  Sharon Maguire Written by: Emma Thompson, Helen ...

Dylan Tauber Dolphin Trance Album Review

Dylan Tauber Dolphin Trance Al

Artist: Dylan Tauber, keyboards and synths Album: 'Dolphin Trance' Production: Son of Waves Studios Embarking on a spiritual ...

Chameleon Technology Blank Canvas Album Review

Chameleon Technology Blank Can

Band/Artist: Chameleon Technology Album: Blank Canvas Members/Instruments: Max Histrionic - Vocals, Guitars and Drums Production: Richard Bredice; 'Blank ...