A guilty pleasure of mine scores a fitting blu ray release
the revelator, blu-ray.com
11 November 2014
Excerpt: Let's be honest, Apollo 18 really isn't that great of a movie. As a found footage horror movie, it relies on a lot of cliches, obvious jump scares and predictable elements that don't really culminate in anything unique or original.
Excerpt: The premise of the movie is interesting but the movie itself is slow and drags. With the setting being so desolate and the focus of the film being on essentially only two characters, there needs to be something to keep the story exciting for the full 80 minutes.
Excerpt: Well sorry to say this really is a little flat and not that creepy at all ! I was probably expecting a little to much but it's just not exciting enough. Half way though this movie I nearly fell to sleep which is never really a good sign is it ?
Science Fiction or Attack of the Killer moon rocks
9 January 2013
Conclusion: I love Science Fiction movies and I knew this was right up my street, thats right its pure Fiction! As an amatuer space race historian, Apollo 18 never exsisted as Apollo 17 was the last due to horrendous cost of Launching the massive Saturn Rockets, NASA would have needed a rocket twice as big with...
Summary: Being a fan of the “Found Footage” genre, I was interested to see this because it was something different. Its done really well, the production values are high and the acting is very good. The scenes on the moon look very realistic as do the scenes in the space craft.
Conclusion: the film has had quite a varied review, some love it, some hate it,--- me ? somewhere inbetween. the film is done in a similar fashion to the likes of ''the blair witch' 'paranormal activity' and 'cloverfield' ect.
Summary: Many films have tried to emulate the success of THE BLAIR WITCH PROJECT, some more successfully than others, but few have failed on the same level as APOLLO 18. Transplanting the horror from the woods of Maryland to the moon of all places seems like an interesting idea on paper, bu Whether by design...