Archive for the “Cryptid Cinema”
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 25th, 2016
A feature length documentary chronicling the bizarre and often-disturbing tales of a swamp monster said to lurk in Southern Arkansas is making its way to screens. The film is titled Boggy Creek Monster and is the third in a series called Small Town Monsters.
Read: Boggy Creek Monster Teaser Trailer »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on May 12th, 2016
Ron Perlman, Ian McShane, Judy Greer, Thomas Lennon, Christina Hendricks, and Michael Shannon are making a Bigfoot movie
Read: Pottersville »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on April 26th, 2016
Scott Herriott, filmmaker of the classics Squatching/Journey Toward Squatchdom, is planning a new Sasquatch film project and has started a Kickstarter campaign to crowdfund it.
Read: The Hopefully Great 2016 Bigfoot Trail Expedition »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on April 4th, 2016
In remake, King Louie character is a Gigantopithecus, not an orangutan
Read: Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ resurrects giant extinct ape »
Posted by: Seth Breedlove on April 1st, 2016
The film is about the mysterious sightings of an unidentified beast in Whitehall in August 1976. A number of eyewitnesses, including members of law enforcement agencies, saw a strange, huge, hairy, man-like creature in the Adirondack region, in the northeastern part of upstate New York. Now, an independent film crew from Ohio, including producer/composer Brandon Dalo, have made a film about the ominous events.
Read: Beast of Whitehall Premiere This Weekend »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 18th, 2016
Yesterday’s post, Opening Credits to DiCaprio’s Next Movie, ‘Bigfoot’, drew quite a bit of attention, but as alluded to, is not an actual Bigfoot film.
Read: Bigfoot movie set in Auburn: fact or fiction? »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 17th, 2016
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on March 8th, 2016
Jim Carrey and Sasquatch together?
Read: Bruce Almighty Discovers Bigfoot »
Posted by: Seth Breedlove on March 2nd, 2016
August, 1976: Three teens driving on an isolated stretch of road somewhere in the Adirondacks of Upstate New York have a brush with a bizarre creature. Standing over 7 feet tall and covered in hair, they referred to it as a “beast”. Hours later, Abair Road was crawling with local and state police. Many of them recounted seeing the creature, as well.
Beast of Whitehall is part of a series of films called “Small Town Monsters” that focus on creatures unknown to science that become part of the lore and legend of rural communities. Beast of Whitehall has already screened at film festivals across the country.
Read: Small Town Monsters Unleashes Whitehall One-Sheet »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 28th, 2016
Enraged by the murder of its offspring, a Bigfoot rampages through the countryside of Southeast Ohio. A Detective (Zach Galligan) and a Park Ranger (Johnny Lechner) with a Bigfoot researcher (David Sherrill) scramble to locate the legendary creature before it attacks a group of teenagers on a camping trip to an isolated place called Kampout.
Read: Kampout »
Posted by: Shannon LeGro on February 26th, 2016
My main interview is with Toby Johnson. He is an investigator out of Oregon who has had very strange and interesting experiences in the forest when it comes to Sasquatch.
Read: iNTO THE FRAY 23: Squatch Off Track »
Posted by: Seth Breedlove on February 25th, 2016
Now in its final days, the crowdfunding campaign to fund the production of the third Small Town Monsters film, Boggy Creek Monster, has gathered well over 150% of its initial goal. While the outpouring of support is somewhat unprecedented for a documentary revolving around the Bigfoot subject, it shouldn’t come as a surprise. With the involvement of the man who authored the definitive book about Boggy Creek, Beast of Boggy Creek, as well as the name recognition associated with the Legend of Boggy Creek, the Kickstarter had a head start.
Read: Last Call for the Boggy Creek Monster »
Posted by: Craig Woolheater on February 20th, 2016
Ben & Annie are a young couple living in Chicago, on a weekend trip to Annie’s small North Carolina hometown. At the local bar they run into Paul, a charming old friend of Annie’s, and Ben learns something he never knew about his girlfriend: She believes in Bigfoot. In fact, she and her friends used to “hunt” for the creature when they were kids. Before Ben knows it, he’s off on an impromptu Squatchin’ trip deep in the Carolina backwoods. Amidst the Squatch calls, campfire stories and beers, Ben quickly realizes that Paul may have an ulterior motive in bringing Annie to the woods. And something else out here seems to be after her as well. Everyone but Ben thinks its Bigfoot. But it can’t be, can it? After all, Bigfoot isn’t real…
Read: Cryptozoological Casualties Abound In ‘Stomping Ground’ »
Posted by: Seth Breedlove on February 17th, 2016
Due to the overwhelming success of the Small Town Monsters crowdfunding campaign for their next film, Boggy Creek Monster, there have been additional rewards added. The original goal was surpassed in just four days and the campaign is now rolling past the 150% funded goal.
Read: Boggy Creek Monster Campaign Adds Rewards »
Posted by: Seth Breedlove on January 31st, 2016
The crowdfunding campaign to make the next Small Town Monsters movie is now online. The film, titled Boggy Creek Monster, will be the third in the series and focus on the long history of Southern Sasquatch reports in and around the town of Fouke, Arkansas.
Read: Boggy Creek Monster Kickstarter Goes Live »