EFC II #240 – Audition (1999)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#240 – Audition (1999)
Dir. Takashi Miike
Starring: Eihi Shiina, Ryo Ishibashi, Jun Kunimura, Tetsu Sawaki, Miyuki Matsuda

The two hundred and fortieth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, Takashi Miike’s startling and unsettling slow-burning thriller, Audition.

Recorded in August 2018.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: No. It didn’t work for me.

Luke: Yes, it’s a very well made film with quite a unique shift in tone that really makes it stand out.

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EFC II #38 – The Blair Witch Project (1999)

The Epic Film Challenge II
#38 – The Blair Witch Project (1999)
Dir. Daniel Myrick & Eduardo Sanchez
Starring: Heather Donahue, Joshua Leonard, Michael C. Williams, Bob Griffin, Jim King, Sandra Sanchez, Ed Swanson

The thirty-eighth installment of the Epic Film Challenge II, the game changing, founding father of the found footage horror film and pioneer of viral online marketing, The Blair Witch Project.

Recorded in June 2016.

Is it a film you must see before you die?

Connie: Yes, if you like horror movies, of course you should watch it. It deserves credit for its simplicity.

Luke: Yes, I don’t think it’s a great film, but I admire what went into it, it’s a one of a kind film and worth a look.