In April 1996, a large cardboard box containing the legless body of Angel Menendez, an alleged drug dealer and a fixture on the Manhattan nightclub scene, was found washed up on Staten Island, NY. Eight months later, an arrest was made, and the strange rumors
circulating throughout clubland were suddenly confirmed: Angel had been murdered and dismembered by none other than Club Kid impresario and party promoter Michael Alig and his roommate, a drug-dealer known as Freeze. Just how Alig went from an Indiana childhood to club superstardom and on to a 10-
to 20-year stretch for manslaughter is the subject of this flashy and ultimately depressing documentary by former ...