Mockbusters

Ever stumble across a film in the video store named similarly to the latest blockbuster, but with a tiny budget, no stars and terrible special effects? Well, apparently there’s an entire industry built up around these “mockbusters,” which make a surprising amount of money. Noted travel author Rolf Potts talks to the people behind Transmorphers and Snakes on a Train for insights on rip-off cinema.

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