The story of the beginning of Factory Records and how the music scene changed in Manchester from the '70s to the '80s. Unique mix of editing and camerawork to make the viewer feel like they have been transported right into the scene itself with real footage of the acts being cut in as well. A bevy of great British talent in acting and music on display throughout the film.
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…