The Lair of the White Worm

The Lair of the White Worm ★★★★★

Now THIS is my kind of madness!

I watched most of this with my mouth agape, never quite knowing where it was going to go. Dripping with all sorts of insane sexual energy and imagery, along with being very funny, it was something that managed to completely keep my interest the entire time.

Sure, maybe it's a little on the nose with a snake person literally trying to tempt someone named Eve, but at the same time, having your epic villain speech being interrupted with a simple doorbell is incredibly funny. The deadpan Britishness of it all just enhances the madness. Messy, low-budget, but it works well and serves the final product so well. This was my kind of movie.

This was the first Ken Russell film I've seen and I'll certainly be watching more. This is a wavelength I can get on.

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