Aficionados of outsider cinema who aren’t already familiar with Las Vegas architect/DIY auteur Neil Breen’s baffling oevure are hereby advised to get on that, now. And you don’t have to take our word for it: The experts at The Flop House recently featured Breen’s film Fateful Findings on an episode of the show, and The A.V. Club’s own Nathan Rabin argued that “The Room is the gold standard for exquisitely, transcendently, historically unself-conscious awfulness, but in recent years its position has been threatened by Neil Breen’s Fateful Findings” in an editorial for Rotten Tomatoes.
If you’re already inducted into the cult of Breen, then we have some great news: He’s currently raising money for his next movie, Twisted, on GoFundMe. Breen provides few details about what to expect in the campaign video, promising simply that Twisted is a “a dark psychological thriller” that will be very different from his other movies. (He specifically mentions a lack of deserts, hackers, or laptops.) But that’s okay, because it’s practically impossible to describe what happens in a Neil Breen movie even after you’ve watched it. At the time of this writing, Breen has only been able to raise $1,409 of his projected $50,000 budget for the film. There are also no prizes for backers—you’re basically just sending Breen money—but watching a Neil Breen movie is its own reward. A masochistic reward, maybe, but a reward nonetheless.
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