found footage movies

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Europa Report - (2013 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2051879/
http://www.magnetreleasing.com/europareport/

The found footage of the travel to, and exploration of, one of the moons of Jupiter in the search for extraterrestrial life.

It's slow and focused, with a consistent and weighty tone. If you like it within the first fifteen minutes, you'll like the rest of it.



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District 9 - (2009 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1136608/
https://www.sonypictures.com/movies/district9

Alien refugees come to Earth, only to become squatters and criminals while the world looks on. After 20 years, the local government tries to relocate them to better facilities only to discover alien technologies they had been salvaging and repairing.

A unique setting and good story. It's not a super-fantastic movie, but it's definitely highly recommended. It has a high "ick" factor.

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Chronicle - (2012 movie) poster

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(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1706593/

A superpower is granted to three boys, but their significant differences impact its development in them. Or something.

I find it tense and riveting. It also sends a philosopher! (sort of)

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Encounter - (2014 movie) poster

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4047752/
was encounters.dk

Although they lampshade The Blair Witch Project - (1999 movie), this is just The Blair Witch Project with an accent.

Boring.



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afflicted-2013-poster

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(on Wikipedia)
(trailer)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt2309961/
https://web.archive.org/web/20190728045834/https://www.cbsfilms.com/afflicted/

Two friends go on vacation, with one of them seriously ill and possibly dying, but a new illness progresses.

How do I describe this without spoiling it? I know a lot of people don't like found-footage movies, but this one is quite good as it actually shows everything.



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