The beauty of extreme films can often be found in their ability to blur the realms of fiction and reality, allowing the viewer to immerse themselves in a world so corrupt, so heinous it can provoke a physical reaction. Found footage has often been at the helm of these snuff-esque films, with the likes of Guinea Pig: Flowers of Flesh and Blood (1985) and August Underground (2001) setting the precedent for just how disturbing the use of a handheld camera can truly be. The style also provides independent filmmakers with the opportunity to make the viewer’s skin crawl, without the need for expensive theatrics. 

Want to read my full review of extreme found footage horror film Making off? Well of course you do because you want a little more depravity in your life! Head to Ghouls Magazine to read my full disgusting Making Off (2012) review which includes spunk, shit and too much skull fucking…

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