The Thing With Two Heads, a ridiculous romp about a dying, wealthy racist who is forced to have his head transplanted onto the body of a black death row inmate could never have been made in this PC world and that's really quite a shame. Not only does it shed light on the realities of racism in this country, but it also examines the dangers of science. Or perhaps their is a greater message here–that we are all really one people. Ok maybe not, but the trailer is amazing, the poster is a work of art and the film, especially the ending, is Oscar-worthy.
FUN FACT: Rosey Grier (The black head) worked as a bodyguard for Robert Kennedy during the 1968 presidential campaign and was guarding the senator's wife, Ethel Kennedy, during the Robert F. Kennedy assassination. Although unable to prevent that killing, Grier took control of the gun and subdued the shooter, Sirhan Sirhan. (via Wikipedia)
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