In this thoroughly worthless feature, a group of Montreal teenagers go on a canoe trip in the Quebec backwoods and somehow get stuck in a violent mess involving a large amount of illegal drugs, all of which is immortalized by the camera carried by one of them. Coming off like a godawful student film version of a slasher flick (even though there is no slasher), The Hat Goes Wild features a cast of loathsome characters making a series of spectacularly dumb decisions. The screenplay offers nothing but juvenile bullshit, pseudo-philosophical platitudes and contrived exposition, the acting is rotten (even the usually solid Normand D’Amour embarrasses himself) and the production values are poor even by found-footage film standards.
Kim Nguyen’s Rebelle (War Witch) wins top award at the Tribeca Film Festival (ADDED: Jeff Barnaby‘s Rhymes for Young Ghouls wins Tribeca All Access Creative Promise Award)
During tonight’s Tribeca Film Festival awards ceremony, which was held at the at the Conrad New York in New York, Kim Nguyen‘s Rebelle (War Witch) received the Founders Award for [...]