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'Apollo 18' Trailer: Killer Moon Aliens!


Since the day man first dreamed of stepping foot on the moon, there has always loomed the terrifying possibility, "Whuh oh, what if there are some malevolent aliens up there waiting for us!?" Similarly, since the late '90s, the terrifying possibility has also loomed that someone might think to combine Apollo 13 and The Blair Witch Project into a single production. Gonzalo Lopez-Gallego's Apollo 18 examines both those fears, using the most realistic technique modern filmmaking has devised: shaky, pseudo-found footage.

Here's the trailer:

And you thought Paranormal Activity was the final word in shaky-cam footage of spooky footprints in a white powder. Apparently not.

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