Unfriended and Horror's Long Tradition of Fearing New Tech


Unfriended hits theaters today, and while it seems easy to reduce the movie's elevator pitch down to “I Know What You Did Last Summer meets Paranormal Activity with webcams,” it's really part of a much more important cultural tradition. The ever

Ghosts can kill you and your friends over Skype. But first the ghost in the machine will make your life a terrific hell — one instant message at a time. This is the core concept of Unfriended, a found-footage horror movie from director Levan Gabriadze

Unfriended is a horror movie that takes place entirely on a laptop screen, and it uses a visual language that will be most familiar to young viewers who practically lives their lives online already.

Unfriended is a horror movie that takes place entirely on a laptop screen, and it uses a visual language that will be most familiar to young viewers who practically lives their lives online already.

Ghosts can kill you and your friends over Skype. But first the ghost in the machine will make your life a terrific hell — one instant message at a time. This is the core concept of Unfriended, a found-footage horror movie from director Levan Gabriadze