Night-Wolf has been Cardinal City's protector for over a decade, but what does it take to put on the costume night after night and wage war on crime? How can you keep fighting when you've ... See full summary »
Night-Wolf has been Cardinal City's protector for over a decade, but what does it take to put on the costume night after night and wage war on crime? How can you keep fighting when you've lost 38 kid sidekicks on various dangerous missions? When younger, more able heroes are ready to replace you? When you've lost the respect of the police and the public? This hard hitting mockumentary aims to answer these questions and many others, giving a unique spin on the mythology of the superhero. As Night-Wolf wrestles with his own inadequacy, trains a new sidekick, Toothbrush Boy, and battles arch-criminals such as The Hoop and Jeremiah Kaine - all the while his exploits followed by a documentary team. A team that captures every mistake, every misplaced boast and every mistimed fracas. Night-Wolf gives you the superhero film as you've never seen it - unmasked! Written by
I was lucky enough to see it at the Festival Of Fantastic Films in Manchester 2006. It should have won the award for best independent movie as it was easily the best there. It's bold and imaginative - not to mention FUNNY! Being a girl who's into comics (yes they DO exists) I caught all the references and was able to laugh at the characters with a clear conscience. It was clearly made by fans who love the genre. The performances were great and I was blown away by the ending that was both genuinely exciting, funny and satisfying all at the same time. Hats off to all involved particularly the costumers and set designers who really brought the whole concept home. I urge any distributor out there to seek it out and give it the release it so richly deserves...
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