TITANIC laid bare Billy Zane's inner silent-movie villain. This bit of nuttiness, an art-house gloss on pure trash, uncovers Zane's inner inner-slapstick comedian. Who knew? The starting place is a more-than 20 year old screenplay by Ed Wood, Jr., widely
regarded as one of the most inept filmmakers ever to amass a substantial body of work -- even Wood's admirers have to admit that he deserves more credit for effort, amiability and boundless optimism than achievement. First-time feature director Aris Iliopolis fell for the oddball script, which was
designed to be shot without dialogue (but with music, sound-effects and snippets of demented voice-over narration), and...