The story behind ‘The Room,’ the ‘worst movie ever made’

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If you haven’t seen The Room, it’s a difficult film to define. At its core lies the story of a love triangle, but fans of what is often referred to as “the worst movie ever made” will tell you it’s much more than that. It’s horribly shot with inconsistent cameras; it has awful actors reading truly terrible lines; and it forces viewers to sit through some of the poorest pacing — and likely the worst sex scenes — of all time. It’s this combination of ineptitude that led the movie to gain a Troll 2-esque cult following, and saw the movie spread from a single theater in Los Angeles to New York, London, and beyond. But why did this $ 6 million epic ever get its funded? Who is Tommy Wiseau, the film’s enigmatic director, writer, and star?…

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