Cropsey

For many of us the name Cropsey immediately triggers the image of the maniac in the movie The Burning but it turns out Cropsey has been an urban legend for a lot longer than that. This documentary from Zeman and Brancaccio is about the Cropsey stories that they grew up with on Staten Island, the […]

Not Quite Hollywood

As a kid I fondly remember trips to the local video store and being lured in by the cover art of many of the classic exploitation titles. These flicks were forbidden fruit for me at the tender young age of eight or nine as my parents refused to let me hire such “trash”. One of […]

I’m From Hollywood

I’m from Hollywood chronicles Andy Kaufman’s performances in the world of wrestling… not so much professional man on man wrestling, but Kaufman’s own inter-gender wrestling (for which he held the belt for). I’m from Hollywood was a film that Kaufman and Margulies worked on while Kaufman was still alive but was later finished after his death by Margulies […]

The Beaver Trilogy

The Beaver trilogy is a series of three vignettes about an impersonator called Groovin’ Gary (Richard Griffith) that director Trent Harris (Rubin and Ed, Plan 10 From Outer Space) met by chance in a parking lot whilst testing out a new colour video-camera. The Beaver Trilogy is a sort of documentary account and reinterpretation of their meeting and […]