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  • Cleopatra Jones

    Cleopatra Jones

    ★★★½

    I always wrote this off as a commercialized Blaxploitation film that lacked the edge and grittiness of it's lower budget counterparts, but hell this was a fun ride.  The side characters sell this film, so wacky.  Antonio Fargas steals the show as usual and Shelley Winters is of course the villainess racist crime boss.  That's a hell of a PG rating!

  • Daisies

    Daisies

    ★★★★★

    A masterpiece of absurdism and is still fun.  You can never tell if the two leads are acting or if they are just being filmed through their never ending mayhem.  The ending ties everything together well.

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  • Brain Damage

    Brain Damage

    ★★★★★

    Forget Requiem for a Dream, Less Than Zero, or The Basketball Diaries.  Brain Damage is the ultimate of anti-drug films.  The film has a perfect mix of comedy, horror, and tragedy.  Somehow this film has hit it's apex now, this is Frank Henenlotter's magnum opus.  From his typical NYC locales, the insane amount of practical effects, a protagonist that you can sympathize with, and a great use of self-referencing with characters from other Henenlotter films to show the fact that…

  • The Ambulance

    The Ambulance

    ★★★½

    Fun Larry Cohen film that has a fabulously mulleted Eric Roberts as a comic book artist that works directly with Stan Lee that is hell bent on finding a woman that vanished after collapsing on the street to be whisked away by a shady looking ambulance.  The film does get a little far fetched at times, but there are some fun moments.  The team up of Roberts and Red Buttons is by far one of the best parts of the…