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Re: The Blair Witch Project

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  • rspeer
    ... From: To: Sent: Wednesday, 04 August, 1999 9:00 AM Subject: Re: [mythsoc] The Blair Witch Project ...
    Message 1 of 5 , Aug 4, 1999
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <WendellWag@...>
      To: <mythsoc@onelist.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, 04 August, 1999 9:00 AM
      Subject: Re: [mythsoc] The Blair Witch Project


      > From: WendellWag@...
      >
      > In a message dated 8/3/99 8:27:03 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
      rspeer@...
      > writes:
      >
      > > When I first heard about this movie on the Sci-Fi Network, I couldn't
      > > wait for the movie to be released. Since that time, however, I have
      > > learned that the whole thing is a hoax. These are just movie actors
      > > playing these parts and there is not really a myth concerning the
      > > Blair Witch. This has greatly cooled my desire to watch this movie.
      > >
      > > There are many "real" myths in America from which to explore without
      > > resorting to the planning of a new myth.
      >
      > I can't make any sense of the claim that you're making here. Are you
      saying
      > that no movie can use completely original materials?
      What I am saying: They should have taken on an existing legend, and made
      a movie from it.
      When you are trying for reality, and if one wants to add more tension to
      a movie such as this, wouldn't it be better to find an already exising
      legend?

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