Playing the fearless leader of a marauding gang, Stacie Hirsch screws up her face into a mask of comic ferocity. Her lips—a bright red pucker painted onto a background of white—twist like telephone wire. Her eyebrows—wrought-iron curlicues drawn onto her forehead—arch so high they threaten to fly off into space. Her eyes actually seem to roll in opposite directions. She widens her stance, then fixes it in a rigid, statuesque posture, proclaiming, "I am the notorious thief"—thumping drumbeat—"Nippon Daemon!" Then she takes a deliberate, delicious drag of a cigarette and blows out a languorous... More >>>