Watching a 4"11 Danielle Harris fight a 6"7 Kane is a sight to behold, a true feat in cinematography. Also this movie is fun as hell.
I really love that in both this and FREAKS Tod Browning uses a circus as the setting because it allows him to create extremely archetypal characters. In THE UNKNOWN Lon Chaney plays the ultimate M'Lady, complete with fedora-like hat and everything, who's "friendzoning" by Joan Crawford drives him mad with lust. Constantly harassed by gross men Joan seeks comfort from Lon because as a man with no arms he can technically never man handle her. Little does she know he's…
Sam Levinson - "whoa guys, I don't know if you can handle my film that I, an older white dude wrote about the complexities of being a teenage girl, it's pretty E̳͉̊̇̌̍D͔͍̪̠̙̼̦̿̇G̱̼͖͔̖̀ͧ̾̈ͬͭ̒Y̔̔͛̈ͤ, like TRIGGER WARNING am I right?"
-puts sunglasses on and blasts Linkin Park-
"p.s. this is what a feminist looks like"
-drives off into the distance-