A documentary about the 1970’s cult phenomenon midnight movies. Among others, Night of the Living Dead, Eraserhead, The Rocky Horror Picture Show, El topo, Pink Flamingos and The Harder They Come changed the way movies were made and watched.
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Midnight Movies: From the Margin to the MainstreamDirected byStuart Samuels
Only scratched surfaces... A potentially fascinating topic is largely neutered by being merely a succession of talking heads edited into attention deficit chunks (and why that those swirling backgrounds, lest we look away for a second?) revealing little more than is known elsewhere. A missed opportunity.