SIU Reviews: New on DVD

Jan 5, 2017

The 2016 horror film Blair Witch and the historical drama Denial are new on DVD this week.   SIU Reviews takes a closer look at both movies.

Blair Witch

In the latest installment of Director Adam Wingard’s horror franchise The Blair Witch Project.  A young man and his friends venture into the Black Hills Forest in Maryland to uncover the mystery surrounding his missing sister.  In this edition of SIU Reviews, film critic Khara Lukancic takes a closer look at the third installment of the film series.

Denial

Denial is a 2016 British-American historical drama based on Deborah Lipstadt’s book "History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier."   In this edition of SIU Reviews, film critic Walter Metz takes a closer look at the movie based on the court case Irving v Penguin Books.

Blair Witch and Denial are both currently available at a movie store near you.  

Walter Metz is a professor of Film Studies in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. 

Khara Lukancic is a graduate student studying Professional Media and Media Management in the College of Mass Communication and Media Arts at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. She has a M.S. in Geography and Environmental Resources from SIU where she focused on climate science, but now focuses on PR.