Voodoo Dawn (1998)
Nomination Year: 2002
SYNOPSIS: Michael Madsen plays a crime boss who learned voodoo from a guy who shared his cell in prison. He used it to curse the protagonist's whole family to death (the dad double-crossed him once). The voodoo priestess Queenie, though, may have something to say about Madsen's hostile takeover of her turf. The whole thing was kinda like an updated version of Psychic Killer with a good dose of 3000 Miles to Graceland thrown in.
- "Wanna Run That By Me Again?"
Below "Z" Level
Rosanna Arquette has run away again, but is recaptured by Madsen's goons. Here, the boss admonishes her...incomprehensibly. In mid-sentence, he switches to talking about sea level and crying walls. Eesh.
- Actors/Directors of Note
Actor Claim to Fame Michael Madsen Handsome actor who played Mr. Blonde in Reservoir Dogs; Cher's half-brother-in-law Rosanna Arquette Prolific actress; David Arquette's sister, which makes her sister-in-law to both Courtney Cox and Nicholas Cage Balthazar Getty Great-grandson of J. Paul Getty Phillip Glasser The voice of Feivel in the An American Tail films
Director Claim to Fame Andrzej Sekula Was Tarantino's cinematographer, but, uh, not so good as a director
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