A friend recently posed the question:
Give me a top five sickest ever sickest evers of films that are totally amazing but don’t get enough press.
Naturally, this gets one to thinking: What are the top five “sickest ever” films that I don’t believe got the press time they deserved?
- Corndog Man: A darkly comic tale of racism and revenge.
- High Strung: Roger Nygard and Steve Oedekerk reinvent the comic soliloquy and Jim Carrey take an uncredited role as an ennui-filled Death.
- Buffalo 66: Vincent Gallo in his penultimate role… Another darkly comic film that shows you why you can’t come home. Not really.
- Scotland, PA: A re-telling of MacBeth in a “modern” Pennsylvania? Priceless.
- Indochine: A historical drama centering around the French in Vietnam in the 1930s. Long but well worth it.
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2 Responses to 5 Buried “Sickest Ever” Films
Buffalo 66 is a masterpiece.
Definitely. Undoubtedly. Brilliance, basically.