Wednesday, May 12, 2010
Michael Paul Stephenson's BEST WORST MOVIE: the making of a camp cult classic
Troll 2!" That's the advice of one of the many talking heads in Michael Paul Stephenson's funny/sad/rich documentary about a film in which Mr. Stephenson played the youthful hero: number two of the Troll franchise (and this was back in the days before the F word was even in circulation). Now considered to be among the chosen few of the worst films ever made -- movies so uninten-
tionally bad that they become hilarious camp classics -- Troll 2 does look, from what we see in BEST WORST MOVIE, like it deserves its place in history.
cades since that time. Our main man, glad-handing Dr. George Hardy (who played the dad in T2), has become a very successful Alabama dentist, and he takes to his new celebrity status like a woodpecker to a tree trunk.
Village East Cinema (you can find other playdates across the country here) -- catalogs it all: behind the scenes, in front of the camera, and a lot that went on in between.