Saw this at a film festival in 2010. Trash Humpers has got to be one of the most uncommercial and marginal films I've ever seen. Shot in grainy VHS, it features episodes of grotesquely masked people posing as elderly folk and doing odd things in the shady back alleys of Nashville. They hump trash cans, trees and bushes, abuse dolls, smash things, laugh like maniacs and chant annoying refrains.
I wasn't expecting a pleasurable or easy viewing experience in the…
A full blast of crazy, candy-colored, intertextual, in-your-face pop art - stirring in everything from our fascination with sex, drugs, guns & violence and pursuing the American Dream Tony Montana style to idolizing Britney Spears and exploring what is left at the ugly core, when layers of morality and common decency (represented, in my opinion, by Faith and Cotty) are peeled off.
James Franco is absolutely hilarious, the soundtrack is pure brilliance and the images of partying spring breakers ooze decadence,…