When Shannon Whisnant bid on a foreclosed storage shed at auction, he didn’t expect to find a mummified leg under the hood of a barbecue grill. In her 2017 Netflix documentary, Casting JonBenét, she turned that eye to the nation’s obsession with true crime. Previous All Episodes (430) Next Add a Plot » Director: Jeff Malmberg. This moving documentary sidesteps the usual art-world debates over the authenticity and legitimacy of outsider work; instead director Jeff Malmberg simply immerses us in Hogancamp's world, just as Hogancamp immerses himself in the title town and its horrors. DVD / Blu-ray Purchase. Watch all of this week's new film trailers, including new looks at... Film Friday (6/22): This Week's New Movie Trailers. Your email address will not be published. Any Werner Herzog documentary would be worthy of this list, not because the subjects themselves are necessarily weird but because the director himself is so delightfully strange that energy naturally extends to his filmmaking. Their circumstances are certainly bizarre, but the brothers are charming, and fascinating to watch as their world opens up. He woke up in the hospital with severe memory loss and found an interesting way to cope — creating and photographing a miniature WWII-era city in his backyard which he named Marwencol. Instead, it’s a bizarre, fascinating portrait of fandom at its most obsessive. Screenwriters:Caroline Thompson, Robert Zemeckis, Starring:Steve Carell, Gwendoline Christie, Leslie Mann, Janelle Monáe, Eiza Gonzalez. No list of weird documentaries would be complete without Grey Gardens, the iconic documentary about a reclusive mother and daughter — Big Edie and Little Edie — living on a dilapidated estate in East Hampton, New York. The Netflix documentary, Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened, takes a more comprehensive look at the behind-the-scenes planning of the event (in an ethical conundrum, the production company behind the film was also involved in the production of Fyre Festival.) She talks less, but when it comes to work, she is behind none. "Marwencol" tells the true story of Mark Hogancamp, a man who, after being nearly beaten to death, fell into a nine-day coma. The less you know about David Farrier’s descent into the strange world of “competitive endurance tickling” before watching his 2016 documentary, the better. Reminds me of recent documentary Catfish, in that it captures an incredible story that could never have been foreseen at the beginning of the project; however, unlike Catfish, this documentary would have been very interesting with or without its several surprises. Marwencol brings you into Hogancamp’s world as a guest, and as his story slowly unfolds, you come to understand what these stories really mean to him and to his mental health.
Marwencol is a touching story of a man that lost everything in a bar fight. Grizzly Man is streaming on Hulu and Amazon Prime. CANADA . Check box if your review contains spoilers, On April 8, 2000, Mark Hogancamp was brutally attacked outside of a bar by five men. It was only later that she learned that the brothers had snuck out of their apartment where, along with their mom and sister, they had been mostly confined by their father for the past 15 years. The Wolfpack is streaming on Hulu. Sharon Ross has been phenomenal in the success of Report Door. Share This! Through Mark’s lens, these were no longer dolls – they were living, breathing characters in an epic WWII story full of violence, jealousy, longing and revenge. Film Friday (7/20): This Week's New Movie Trailers. Running out of binge-worthy content? Unable to, On April 8, 2000, Mark Hogancamp was brutally attacked outside of a bar by five men. However sometimes it. Facebook; Twitter; Google Plus; Pinterest; LinkedIn; As much as we love getting lost in carefully constructed narratives, sometimes truth is stranger than fiction. If you have even a passing interest in outsider art, you owe it to yourself to see Marwencol. }); Your email address will not be published. Grey Gardens is streaming on HBOMax and Criterion Channel. Room 237 is streaming on IFC Films Unlimited via Amazon Channels.
It's an interesting story and any filmmaker would pick up on such a unique centerpiece for a film.