Cinema: Brain Death


Directed and Written by Michael Crichton

Just after the big autopsy scene, with that great shot of the salami-slicing machine sectioning the brain of Genevieve Bujold's best friend, who died as a result of going into a mysterious coma during a routine abortion, but just before the neat bit where Bujold gets chased through the big refrigerator where the frozen corpses hang by their heads, there is a really fantastic murder by electrocution, and they don't just dim the lights to let you know the juice is on, or anything corny. You get...

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