Raising Cain

With his affinity for odd angles, maybe Brian De Palma could’ve been a billiards champ. Here, he brings those gradients and kicks his Hitchcock aspirations into high gear with a largely forgotten, though underrated 90s thriller, Raising Cain. John Lithgow plays multiple roles (and multiple personalities), as unhinged child psychologist Dr. Carter Nix, who isContinue reading “Raising Cain”

The Faculty

This one is The Invasion of the BEd Snatchers, as teachers one by one seem to be transforming weirdly at Ohio’s Herrington High. The Faculty┬áteachers have had their mental faculties altered by a malevolent force that’s coming for the students, “hey, teachers leave those kids alone.” The school’s resident nerd, Casey (elfin cerulean-eyed Elijah Wood)Continue reading “The Faculty”