Brain Damage (1988)


Brain Damage, writer-director Frank Henenlotter’s follow-up to his cult-classic Basket Case, follows the misadventures of a young man named Brian after he begins a parasitic relationship with an alien creature named Elmer. Elmer is able to produce a drug that allows him to control people, and chose Brian as his current “caretaker”, forcing him to find him people to feed off. What follows is a struggle of wills as Brian tries to overcome his addiction and free himself of Elmer. Continue reading