A young couple (Alexie Gilmore, Bryce Johnson) venture into Six Rivers National Forest in Northern California to search for Bigfoot, and make a terrifying discovery in this found-footage horror film from writer-director Bobcat Goldthwait. Convinced that he will capture video evidence of Sasquatch at the same place where the legendary Patterson-Gimlin film was shot, Jim (Bryce Johnson) persuades his skeptical girlfriend Kelly (Alexie Gilmore) to join him on a cryptozoological excursion into the deep woods. Before Jim and Kelly set out on their mission, however, they first visit Willow Creek -- a town that thrives on the Bigfoot phenomenon -- to interview the locals about the legend. There, the couple are repeatedly warned that the forest can be a dangerous place at night -- warnings that go unheeded by Jim as he single-mindedly focuses on making the journey he's dreamt about for years. Later, in the darkened woods, however, the once-carefree couple experience paralyzing fear when someone -- or something -- begins rooting around their campsite, and uttering inhuman howls. Uncertain if they've actually survived an encounter with Bigfoot or simply fallen victim to a cruel prank by the locals, Jim and Kelly agree to pack their bags, and return to civilization at sunrise. But this is just the beginning of a nightmare that neither of them may ever awaken from.~Jason Buchanan
Commentary with writer/director Bobcat Goldthwait and stars Alexie Gilmore and Bryce Johnson
This is a different kind of Bobcat Goldthwait movie. Not at all what I expected, but I can dig it. It's definitely closer to something like BLAIR WITCH PROJECT or MONSTERS than a straight up horror movie, but well made and well told. Honestly, this would have been a 4 out of 5, but the shaky cam got to me a couple of times.
Director Bobcat Goldthwait's latest is a found footage style movie about a young couple searching the woods for Bigfoot. It manages to be both funny and scary at times, but even with the Bigfoot theme, doesn't do anything vastly different other found footage movies. Good, but not great.
Went into this movie thinking it was going to be just another run of the mill bigfoot movie. I was pleasantly surprised , it wasn't. This is not only a great horror movie , but has a very good storyline . Anyone looking for a top notch bigfoot movie this will surely be at the top of your list .
The movie follows 2 lovers, on their adventure to find out what really happened in the infamous Patterson/Gimlin footage. It is shot in all "found footage" style and holds pretty level until the end. If you liked the Blair Witch, Cloverfield, VHS movies, this is definitely worth a watch.