It's not a film I watch very often, but when I do, it's not because I'm feeling miserable and seek to compound that misery by viewing the film as a presciently bleak political statement.
Late Nineties Crap Noir. Very anti-audience. Oliver Stone riffs on John Dahl, a la psilocybin mushrooms.
The commercialization of political hysteria is nothing new, nor is it exclusive to the left side of the aisle.
How's this for an odd piece of movie trivia?
Now that a Republican's in the White House, the Left conveniently rediscovers the previously inconvenient George Orwell.
I can't think of a single Sam Peckinpah feature I've thought less of than this one. Convoy was more fulfilling.
Why is it that the Paul Schrader movies I enjoy the most (Blue Collar, Hardcore) are also the two movies Paul Schrader believes really aren’t that good at all?