by Will Harris
“Weird Al” Yankovic only starred in one film, a box-office flop that became a cult hit. In conjunction with the 25th-anniversary Blu-ray release, key players talk about the film’s odd path to cult-classic status.
Our monthlong look at American independent horror continues with an oral history of the worst movie almost no one has seen.
With the landmark documentary celebrating its 20th anniversary, the filmmakers, subjects, and industry insiders behind it look back at its improbable beginnings, tortured production, and unexpected Oscar snub.
“You had to keep the twinkle out of your eye. You couldn’t go winking at people as if to say, ‘I don’t believe this!’”