Party Monster - The Shockumentary
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Party Monster - The Shockumentary
With a short 57-minute running time calculated for TV timeslots, this documentary was partially financed by Cinemax and UK's Channel 4. Staged simulations are smoothly integrated with legit footage to jigsaw together a portrait of Michael Alig, serving time for manslaughter when this film was made. Waving goodbye to South Bend, Indiana, Alig arrived in NYC, became a college dropout, and developed a reputation for promoting parties during the '80s. The Alig parties featured bizarre costumes, performance art, and a sexual slant, but they eventually began going haywire with wild drug… More
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 60%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"Refuses to become a preachy treatise on drug excess, opting instead to merely report the events with style, humour and a cast of astonishingly interesting 'characters'."
‑ Rich Cline, Shadows on the Wall
"Fact-based story of drugs and death in "clubland" is boring and banal, failing in its attempt to shock and scandalize."
‑ James Rocchi, Netflix
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