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    Trailers from Hell: Oren Peli on 'The Blair Witch Project'

    The Halloween festivities conclude over at Trailers from Hell, with "Paranormal Activity" director Oren Peli introducing 1999's found-footage classic "The Blair Witch Project."

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    Is 'The River' Proof That Found Footage Shows Can't Work?

    While I wouldn't describe "The River," which airs Tuesdays at 9pm on ABC, as a particularly good show -- and its wan ratings indicate that most people feel the same way -- it's a great guilty pleasure thanks to the strange contortions it has to go through to keep up its found-...

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    'Paranormal Activity' Director Oren Peli Talks About Creating the New ABC Show 'The River'

    Four years ago, Oren Peli's cheap found-footage horror movie "Paranormal Activity" seemingly came out of nowhere to leave a mark on mainstream American cinema. The Israeli-born filmmaker's debut put Peli on the map as a new voice in a genre suffering from homogenization due to endless "Saw" sequels....

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    Oren Peli's 'Paranormal Activity' Followup 'Area 51' Is Still Undergoing Rewrites & Extra Shooting

    Filmmaker Oren Peli did something very simple to become the next hot thing in horror in Hollywood: a made a movie for cheap that made millions of dollars. "Paranormal Activity" was an unbelievable box office sensation, building up through a clever marketing campaign, the film netted nearly $200 million worldwide on a microscopic budget. Since then Peli has thrown his weight around as a producer, working behind the scenes on "Paranormal Activity 2" and "Insidious," which both performed extraordinarily well. However, his sophomore feature effort "Area 51" -- which wrapped principal photography over a year ago -- is still undergoing rewrites and...

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    Oren Peli To Direct Highly Sought After Edgar Allen Poe Project 'Eliza Graves'

    At one time linked to Jodie Foster to direct, with Ian McKellan and Natalie Portman in the starring roles, "Eliza Graves" has been a long gestating project in Hollywood that has attracted some top shelf talent but it looks like it's finally moving forward with hot director of the moment.

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