I tend to avoid critics' reviews when it comes to films such as this, particularly when a film's advertising reeks of arthouse pretension. In these instances, I find IMDb user reviews to be much more enlightening.
Why was I in trouble? All I did was emulate the behavior-- minus wearing a pot on my head-- of the little boy in my mom's favorite children's book.
Cynical, sour and hopeless. An episode of dubious medicinal value, to say the least.
Always a worthwhile watch, it's a subdued, cleverly plotted Thriller...which was, oddly enough, a summer movie release.
The filmmakers sell the movie with a gun-driven plot, multiple guns on the poster, then embark on pushing a cartoonish stereotype of 'gun nuts', or anyone who believes in defending themselves against violent crime.
It was discovered years ago by B.G. Burkett and Glenna Whitley, authors of the book Stolen Valor, that Dennehy's claims of Vietnam service were BS.