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Critic Reviews for Teeth
As amateurishly made as it is, Teeth runs on a kind of angry distrust toward boys.
I'm not sure I've ever seen rape, incest or abuse dealt with so vapidly.
Whether you view it as a primordial image from the collective unconscious or a practical warning against promiscuity, vagina dentata makes an indubitably memorable impression -- and an ideal premise for a tongue-in-cheek teen horror movie.
Given how thoroughly all the subtext spells out the message, then, it seems unnecessary to make the actual text so raw, grotesque and graphic.
Given how thoroughly all the subtext spells out the message, then, it seems unnecessary to make the actual text so raw, grotesque and graphic. Granted, a horror movie about vagina dentata was probably never destined to be tasteful, but Lichtenstein's comp
Audience Reviews for Teeth
As hilarious and audacious as it is shockingly underrated, this feminist masterpiece should be the wet dream of any psychoanalyst worth their salt, since it uses a bizarre (but existing) folk tale to brilliantly expose the way our sexist culture has forever demonized female sexual pleasure.
A young woman raised in the shadow of a nuclear plant develops an additional set of bony formations, making her puberty ripe for film treatment. Firmly based in a fear of women it makes for some gruesome teenage horror shocker viewing. There's some little comedy too, to lighten the sting. Interesting.
A teenage girl who is active in the abstinence movement discovers she has fangs in her hoo-ha, much to her would-be lovers' misfortune. It would be hard to find a proper tone for this ridiculous premise; writer/director Mitchell Litchenstein decides to play it as a straight horror film, with mixed results.
|Dawn:||I can't believe you're still alive!|
|Dawn:||I killed him|
|Ryan:||You killed someone?|
|Tobey Cobb:||"I haven't jerked off since Easter!"|
|Tobey Cobb:||I haven't jerked off since Easter!|
|Dawn:||That's what the ring is all about. The way it wraps around your finger - that's to remind you to keep your gift wrapped. Wrapped... until the day... you trade it in for that other ring. That gold ring. Get it?|