How to describe the indescribable TERMINAL, USA? "FATHER KNOWS BEST meets PINK FLAMINGOS" (according to the New York Daily News). "A take-off on American sit-coms... that gives new meaning to the term dysfunctional" (or so says the Entertainment Weekly). Could be. Maybe you could do better?
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I loved "Terminal USA!" The level of discomfort it generated in me was profound and thrilling. I think Jon Moritsugu is a cinematic master of the highest order. I also have to report that for reasons unclear to me I was enormously uplifted by the final climactic ending especially followed by the choice of end credit music.
I just stumbled onto the magical world of Jon Moritsugu. I knew nothing about this film as it started. I freaking LOVED it! It was so frenzied and creepy! I like the quote calling it Father Knows Best meets Pink Flamingos, but I think it's more like if John Waters remade a Douglas Sirk film.
A fun punk romp, somewhat reminiscent of Elfman's Mystic Knights of the Oingo Boingo works.
Weird and good.
Great fun for all, especially the disenfranchised youth. I didn't get it at first and then it all clicked and was "all good". It was the after-school special I always wanted to watch.
Loved the rising sun pillow case, great touch. It constantly made me think the grandfather had a gory head injury.