Nobody does local legends like the Americans. While we Brits have some cannibals, ogres and murderers on the moors, our friends across the pond have them in every town. Small Town Monsters are all about studying these stories and looking for proof. Following a wildly successful 2020 with the releases of Mark of the Bell Witch and The Mothman Legacy, their next release is almost here – On the Trail of Bigfoot: The Journey. It’s the follow-up to the miniseries “On the Trail of Bigfoot”, and cryptid documentarian Seth Breedlove leads the Small Town Monsters team deep into the Adirondacks on the hunt for Sasquatch. On the Trail of Bigfoot: The Journey will be available to purchase or rent on June 8 on a number of platforms from 1091 Pictures, including iTunes, Amazon Prime Video, Vudu and FandangoNOW.
Breedlove and his handpicked crew of adventurers and investigators headed to the Adirondacks of upstate New York for an intensive, adventure-filled week searching for Sasquatch. The team documented the trip, which included multiple days and nights in the forests around upstate New York and Western Massachusetts. Their trip was spent with Bigfoot researchers like Steve Kulls (“Monsterquest”) and Paul Bartholomew (Finding Bigfoot, Beast of Whitehall) who led them on the search for their quarry. The movie takes a deep look into the subject of Bigfoot but also what spurs people to spend their lives searching for a creature that many believe doesn’t exist. Along the way, they made a stop in Whitehall, NY, home to an incident involving multiple members of law enforcement claiming to see a Bigfoot in a field off a rural road. The crew had multiple unusual experiences during their various night investigations near Lake George, Whitehall and Western Massachusetts. The Journey unveils some of that evidence.
To celebrate the release, Seth spoke with the HorrorCultFilms Podcast about Bigfootery, skepticism, and the great outdoors. You can watch it at the link below or at Dark Discussions. It’ll also be available soon on Apple, Spotify or wherever you get your podcasts. The episode also looks at three films about cults: Rosemary’s Baby, Kill List, and Apostle.
Introduction: what we’ve been watching
Interview with Seth Breedlove for On The Trail of Bigfoot: The Journey (21:10)
Rosemary’s Baby (54:03)
Kill List (01:22:15)
Films about cults ranked (02:17:53)
Having watched the documentary, I can honestly say it’s a fascinating look at the Bigfoot story – covering the history of Bigfoot sightings, delving deep into the lore and showing viewers the communities that have formed around it. And though it didn’t make a believer out of me, I really enjoyed the quest, and seeing some of the finest scenery in the entire world.