Watch Brad Pitt transform into David Lynch's Eraserhead

The New York Times transformed a crop of 2011 actors (who were heralded for playing nice characters) into classic movie villains, including Brad Pitt as Henry Spencer! Watch as America's Favorite Dad goes batshit insane as giant insects flap around in his frizzed hair. Technically, Pitt is channeling "The Madman" archetype, but that is so clearly Eraserhead.

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Also in this "Touch Of Evil" display was Rooney Mara as Alex from A Clockwork Orange.

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Gary Oldman is terrifying.

Kirstin Dunst's was just dumb.