10 Horror Movies That Max Out Your Senses

10. JeruZalem

Mifal Hapais

Found footage filming can best best described as... divisive. Some love the jolting first-hand experience of camcorders, others are left reaching for the dramamine, but there's no denying the ingenuity of the style as its developed over the years. JeruZalem capitalises on the POV experience of found footage by taking the core idea to the next level, attaching its camera to the glasses of our protagonist in the form of Google Glass.

This unique viewpoint plays perfectly into our sensory experience of vision - as rather than watching recorded footage through the lens of a cameraman, we're watching directly through the eyes of our protagonist in a way that often hasn't been established so clearly. Voyeurism is taken to its natural peak with the progression of technology, and its as immersive as found footage can probably get.

Unfortunately, JeruZalem doesn't uphold its originality throughout the rest of the film's production, telling the tale of two American tourists in Israel when a biblical nightmare unfolds over the city. It's choppy and disorganised, and the effects are a bit silly - but that doesn't detract from the central genius Glass premise that sucks you into the narrative in the first place.

Great examples of immersive vision in this way can be found in the V/H/S franchise segments Amateur Night, which also utilises glasses, and Phase I Clinical Trials, which has its camera directly in ocular implants, but these don't define the entire film as in JeruZalem.

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