Joel Potrykus’ second feature, BUZZARD, follows Marty (played by Joshua Burge), a mortgage office temp in Grand Rapids, Michigan with almost no ambition other than to scam his way to the middle, eat frozen pizza and craft a homemade Freddy Krueger glove. When he steals a stack of checks from work, his paranoia begins to creep in, and he must go into hiding. For Marty, life on the lam is full of Bugles chips, basements, cheap hotels and violence. Unlike other “slacker” films, BUZZARD teems with energy. Potrykus explores one of society’s leftovers in-depth. Shifting between genres seamlessly, the film…

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