Following the death of her father in a terrible accident, sweet, yet troubled Jennifer and her friends decide to check out her dad's cabin that's located in the deep woods of Boggy Creek, ... See full summary »
Brian T. Jaynes
Ben & Annie are a young couple on a weekend trip to Annie's small North Carolina hometown who, after meeting a charming old friend, embark on an impromptu 'Bigfoot hunt' that threatens both their relationship and their lives.
A documentary-style drama which questions the existence of a monster in an Arkansas swamp. It is really more of a glimpse at lower-class swamp culture from the seventies, though, than a monster flick. Written by
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None of the actors were paid what was initially agreed upon in their contract. Even though the film was a major success considering the small budget, a lawsuit had to be filed in order to get money for anyone. After the lawsuit was won, over three years later, the settlement was for $90,000 which ended up being just barely enough to pay each "actor" $1,000 and to cover the attorney's fees. See more »
In the scene where Mr. Turner and the Ford brothers are on the porch shooting at the monster, Turner's flashlight alternates between a regular size flashlight and a large lantern flashlight (the same lantern flashlight the Constable gives them later). See more »
Old, moody, and atmospheric. I like that. *** out of 5
I will go ahead and say I realize that the songs featured in this movie are absolute cheese. This really takes away from an otherwise realistic documentary like film.
It's really moody and atmospheric, you really come to believe that the things you are seeing in the film are real.
There are also some very funny moments like toothless old men talking about the creature. The songs I mentioned before are a real hoot. But overall, this isn't a film I watch for a few giggles. It's quite an interesting film. I've never seen the sequels, but hope to some day.
It's not for all tastes, but for the fan of 70's horror nostalgia, it can't be missed.
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