In “If You Can’t Say Something Nice,” I take a work of “art” that is widely (and justifiably) scorned and try to see the bright side of things.
Ah, “Manos.” Possibly the platonic* ideal of a bad movie. “Plan 9 From Outer Space” was long regarded as the worst movie ever made and it isn’t even close to that. “Plan 9” has a charming lack of cynicism to it. It is exactly itself, with no hint of an apology.
On the other hand, stop the lazy judging and read this synopsis: