The recent Aussie documentary on 70’s Pinoy B-movies, Machete Maidens Unleashed, may be just the tip of the Weng Weng iceberg. Weng Weng, the three foot tall primordial dwarf turned film star who passed away in 1992 at the age of 34, was a hit Internet meme way back in 2007. But the recent documentary’s footage […]Read more "Reliving the Cult of Weng Weng: For Your Height Only"
I’m an unabashed fan of documentary films, and documentaries about film genres are always a special treat. A chance discovery of a Weng Weng Rap video on YouTube clued me in on the Internet fame of the dwarf actor Weng Weng as the subject of a global meme that has been apparently hot on the […]Read more "“Machete Maidens Unleashed” Revisits the world of 70’s B-Movie films shot in the Philippines. All this and Weng Weng too."