The Ring

Looks like somebody watched a certain video tape that they shouldn’t have. Abhishek Singh, programmer and apparent augmented reality wiz, re-created one of the best bits of The Ring, in which vengeful Samara comes out of of a well and then through her victims TV screen.

Singh does a great job of working his AR craft, and takes it up a notch by creating his own short horror film in the process.

Augmented reality has offered a lot of small but game changing moments in its short and experimental lifespan. Most notably with the viral craze that was Pokemon GO. There have been a few apps that has tried to utilize the horror aspects of the format but most have become more gimmick than substance.

Something like this is a really cool way of showing what AR is capable of doing in the ways of the spooky. I would love to see more of this implemented into horror films and games. If AR manages to survive its gimmicky phase and into thoughtful implementation consider me totally on-board.

What do you guys think? Would you wanna see more of this in future games/movies?

iHorror at Sundance - Interview with Dan Myrick

iHorror at Sundance - Interview with Dan Myrick

At this year's Sundance Film Festival we had the opportunity to talk with The Blair Witch Project co-writer/director Dan Myrick. We talk to him about the 20th year anniversary of Blair as well as his upcoming movie Skyman and it's mixing of genres.

Posted by iHorror on Thursday, February 21, 2019

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