There are several schools of thought regarding sequels to horror movies, and one of the most commonly held was best expressed by noted drive-in movie critic Joe Bob Briggs, who wrote, “If you’re gonna make a sequel, make a sequel. Bring the dead people back to life and do it all over again.” Sure, that might not sound very imaginative, but the notion of changing everything up and starting from scratch doesn’t always work so well. After The Blair Witch Project
became one of the biggest bonanzas in indie horror history, the producers decided to take a completely different approach with the sequel, Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2
, and ended up with a movie ...