With long takes, reliance on sound and suggestion, and chilling climax, it is one of the better found-footage titles.
A clever script asks thought-provoking questions; combined with stark camerawork and realistic effects, it's an uneasy watch.
One hell of a dull time, with nothing other than repetitive speculation to lull one to sleep.
The final act crosses the line between fantastical to slightly amusing ridiculousness.
Piecing together its story in multi-format, it's an interesting spin on found footage, but it falls victim to an over-zealous edit.
The problem is that the Vicious Brothers are under the impression that Grave Encounters was a classic horror epic. It wasn’t.