A tepid excuse of a man
I'm writing a review for the trappped doc here as well since it keeps getting pulled of letterboxd for some reason.
As a "scholar" (aka curious researcher) of the mondo genre of documentary, I've long been fascinated by the ethics of documentary filmmaking, specifically ethnographic documentary. It's debatable if any documentary can be truly objective, as the filmmaker always has the final say of how everything is edited and represented in the final product. The 2014 Cobra doc existed almost…
There's a lot I could say about this film. It is genuine psychosis on screen. Gerard Kargl was tapping into something feral and raw when he made this film.
I've never felt before watching this film that I was *meant* to see something but this felt like destiny. Everything about it felt like it was speaking directly to me, and I felt equally like a killer and a victim when I watched this. This movie is an evil Ouroboros. My…