Essentially the same movie with much of the same script and characters
Tom calls Eddie from the apartment across the street and says he knows about the murder, then watches Eddie's reaction through the window.
The sequence of shots showing Nicolas Cage's character driving up to the large Christian mansion is a clear visual hommage to the sequence of shots in North by Northwest showing Cary Grant's character being driven up to the large Townsend mansion.
A person dives dangerously into the underworld to solve a mystery.
Peter says how Lois relationship video won't be like her Grandfather's Snuff Film, Peter then remarks "They aren't going to kill that girl, are they?".
Opening title/Plot similarities/style
videotape on shelf
The concept that every killing action made is videotaped for shock entertainment purposes.
Plot is a homage to the earlier movie.
Snob mentions it. Also, poster is shown.
DVD case can be seen on a shelf in the video store
DVD is shown in a video store.
mentioned in dialogue
Richard mentioned it.
Brad mentions this among incredibly frightening films he's seen.
The title references this film.
Dave says Clay Walsh's videos are less like Girls Gone Wild and more like this film.
"This is a few steps away from becoming Turkish 8MM."
"I guess when he's not overseeing 8 millimeter snuff films from millionaires..."
Clips shown for the review.
Clips, Interviews and Making of Material
Clip shown during interview with Riley Griffiths
Clip is shown