The spirit of Ed Wood Jr. lives on in northern Wisconsin's own Mark Borchardt, filmmaker manqué and the subject of this wildly entertaining and quite poignant documentary from Chris Smith and Sarah Price. Borchardt, whose past films include the Super-8
splatter series "The More the Scarier" and something called "I Blow Up," dreams of directing "Northwestern," an epic treatment of dead-end life in the rusting heart of the Midwest. It's a dream that's not likely to come true any time soon: Borchardt's beyond broke. But with the kind of financial
ingenuity that only comes with desperation, Borchardt figures that if he finishes "Coven," a 35-minute black-and-whi...