The terror is real with Cold Ground! Everyone is likable in the film as the viewer gets to know each member, making it more emotional for the events that occur later in the movie. The movie introduces David Geoffrey Blandin and Melissa Gala Besson who are French filmmakers. In 2017, their footage was finally discovered. . That a found footage film in 2017 would continue to make the exact same mistakes that the sub-genre of horror has been making since its rise to mainstream appeal in 2007 Paranormal Activity is simply stunning.
Yet, once they get there, the scientific team they were supposed to meet has gone missing. Alternative movies trailers for Cold Ground More movie trailers, teasers, and clips from Cold Ground: 2017 15 November 2017 Fuelled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman's selfless act, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince assemble a team of metahumans consisting of Barry Allen, Arthur Curry and Victor Stone to face the catastrophic threat of Steppenwolf and the Parademons who are on the hunt for three Mother Boxes on Earth. Starring Doug Rand, Philip Schurer, Gala Besson, Fabrice Pierre, and Maura Tillay. This will premiere at various horror film festivals coming up this fall. The first person perspective enables the audience to get into the action and gives the film a more terrifying and effective looking style. I highly recommend this intriguing approach to the found footage horror film.
However, nothing could have prepared the group for what they will find. Unfortunately, it squanders all of that by falling into every pitfall associated with found footage. David and Melissa decide to tag along on the three day trek to the camp… this will undoubtedly seal their fate. They have heard reports of mutilated cattle in the countryside with no clear explanation as to why. I love European cinema, and Cold Ground is no exception. We get to know the characters as well as some background information surrounding the events.
Escorted by a first-aider, a British biologist and an American forensic investigator, Melissa and David will go looking for the missing team deep into the mountains. Cold Ground is another selection that was brought to my attention by The Optical Theater Film Festival. You know the drill by now…shaky camera work, extreme closeups, awful sound. Along the way the mystery of the mutilations will finally be solved. Cold Ground is both written and directed by French filmmaker , of the films Dead Crossroads: Paranormal Activity Abounds and Fury of the Demon previously. The Blair Witch Project, Paranormal Activity, The Descent and, most recently, Altar, are great examples of found footage films that come to mind.
Yet, once they get there, the scientific team they were supposed to meet has gone missing. A horror that had potential with its initial setup. They head to the British research facility, Pine Wood. A trek that will take them three days! The result is an entertaining, well acted and terrifying experience which is able to roll with the clichés set in place already by this genre, but also adding its own intriguing and effective aspects to the mix. Wild Eye Releasing will release then Cold Ground in select theaters starting sometime in early 2018, stay tuned for an exact date.
The group tries to find their way back to Pinewood and survive through an endless maze of cold torment, but it seems futile. They find the British research facility, Pine Wood, where biologists are performing their own investigation into the strange cattle occurrences. Cold Grounduses its first 30 minutes plus to set up the story and develop its characters. As things get more desperate for the survivors, the camera work gets even more shoddy. What we get is a mixture of found footage and retro horror with a monster aspect tossed in for good measure.
Gunther Phillip Schurer , Blake Doug Rand and a few others agree to take David and Melissa on an expedition to another nearby camp. Here a group of scientists are also investigating the strange occurrences. Those camera angles really help Cold Ground achieve the scary and visceral atmosphere it goes for. Set in the 1970s, the found footage story follows journalists who head to the French-Swiss border to investigate a strange case of cattle mutilations, but the scientific team they were supposed to meet is nowhere to be found. Fortunately, Cold Ground is able to find its own niche in the genre and propel itself to success. A Star is Born 4.
The filmmakers were not afraid to pour on the gruesome effects either, as we get some great looking monsters and voracious gore, including a disturbing foot amputation sequence. In one particular scene, the group gets buried in an avalanche and the audience is buried beneath the snow with the rest of the team. They are trapped in the darkness where something slowly stalks them, occasionally letting out these terrifying, banshee-like screams. Visit their official site to find out more about the film. This looks very scary, here's to hoping it's as good as the quotes claim. It;s not breaking new ground here no pun intended , but the film is building a better, more solid foundation on fundamentals that are already there.