*** out of **** "Cropsey" is a name that has been used - historically - to describe a kind of boogeyman. The documentary film of the same name is about the boogeyman of Staten Island, New York. The documentary tells of the area's secretive and tragic past; which is one full of child disappearances and possible kidnappings, as well as dead bodies of potential victims being found buried under soft ground. Cropsey was the name that the residents of Staten Island gave the unidentified … more
As a full-fledged, feature-length documentary, it just felt kind of thin and stretched. It seems like an interesting premise, but I don't think the filmmakers put in the work needed to flesh out their idea of exploring the way real event + myths and rumors = the way we understand and cope with evil in the world.