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Creep Behind The Camera (2014)
Rating: 18
Director: Pete Schuermann
Josh Phillips
Jodi Lynn Thomas
Bill LeVasseur
Country: USA

Label: Synapse

Current Stock: 4
Price: £14.50

Brief Synopsis/Write-up:

A creature is haunting the streets of Los Angeles, waiting for the cover of night to stalk innocent young girls. Hungry for fame and fortune, it’s fueled by a demonic rage ready to devour anyone attempting to hinder its becoming the most powerful entity in Hollywood. While sometimes called A.J. Nelson, this demon is more commonly known as Vic Savage. This is his story…

In 1964, Vic Savage made THE CREEPING TERROR with a microscopic budget verging on the non-existent. Quickly earning a reputation as the worst movie ever made, it tells of the arrival of an unconvincing alien life-form (a shambling carpet creature made of plastic tubing, wire and soap) that devours its picnicking, dancing and guitar-playing victims. Much like the infamous Ed Wood, Savage managed to pull off a variety of schemes to convince an honest producer to invest in what he promised to be “the biggest monster movie ever made”.

Told through re-enactments and containing shockingly true stories of many of the actual people involved with the production, Pete Schuermann’s THE CREEP BEHIND THE CAMERA is the funny and ultimately terrifying saga of the making of THE CREEPING TERROR, and a disastrous portrait of a talentless artist who ultimately succumbs to his own self-destructive behavior. Starring Josh Phillips in the larger-than-life performance as Vic Savage, and Jodi Lynn Thomas (AMC’s PREACHER) as his unsuspecting wife Lois, THE CREEP BEHIND THE CAMERA pays vibrant tribute to an inglorious chapter in the history of genre cinema, incidentally exposing one of the most unimaginably radical antitheses of the Hollywood dream.



Format: DVD
Region/TV Standard: Region 0 / NTSC
Language: English
Subtitles: English SDH Subtitles
Running Time: 110 mins
Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
Case Type: Standard

Extra Features:
Audio Commentary with Director Pete Schuermann, Producer Nancy Theken and Stars Josh Phillips & Jodi Lynn Thomas
How to Build a Carpet Monster
Breaking Down Art’s Death Scene
Monster Movie Homages
“One Mick to Another” with Byrd Holland & Allan Silliphant
Deleted Scenes
Alternate Ending
Screamfest Black Carpet Q&A with Frank Conniff
The Creep Behind the Camera – Original Theatrical Trailer
The Creeping Terror – Screamfest Promotional Trailer

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