While “The Man Who Killed Hitler and then the Bigfoot” doesn’t live up to the gonzo quality of its title, the film is an original and at times surprisingly emotional moving bit of folklore which benefits from the presence of Sam Elliott, who exudes effortless charisma as the title character.
Filmmaker Alexander Monelli’s documentary focuses on The Mahoning Drive-In Theater in Lehighton, PA. A place that I have always wanted to visit. Like all good documentaries the film is not just about a place — it’s a story about people and a shred passion.
The ragtag band that operate the theater are introduced and most viewers will be pulling for their success in their quest to keep the lights on by showing retro movies in 35 mm. The employees work…