Three words can sum up this entire film: underwater scuba battle. Worth it just for the final throwdown, this is when the Bond films start to dive. No pun intended.
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…