• Better Off Dead, 1985. Lane Meyer (John Cusack)  is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth (Amanda Wyss). Beth dumps him for  the captain of the ski team, Roy Stalin (Aaron Dozier). Also, a scary  newspaper boy relentlessly chases Lane shouting, “I want my two  dollars!” and two Asian guys, one who learned how to speak English  Howard Cosell-style, challenge him to impromptu car races he never wins.  Feeling like the whole world is against him, Lane loses it and thinks  at this point he’s better off dead. What follows are a number of  humorously depicted botched suicide attempts.(Read More of this Review)

    Better Off Dead, 1985. Lane Meyer (John Cusack) is obsessed with his girlfriend Beth (Amanda Wyss). Beth dumps him for the captain of the ski team, Roy Stalin (Aaron Dozier). Also, a scary newspaper boy relentlessly chases Lane shouting, “I want my two dollars!” and two Asian guys, one who learned how to speak English Howard Cosell-style, challenge him to impromptu car races he never wins. Feeling like the whole world is against him, Lane loses it and thinks at this point he’s better off dead. What follows are a number of humorously depicted botched suicide attempts.(Read More of this Review)

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    #cult  
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    #fantasy  
    #surreal  
    #tarsem  

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