Other Movies Seen By This Director (6)
- Freebie and the Bean
- Hells Angels on Wheels
- The Savage Seven
- The Sinister Saga of Making 'The Stunt Man'
- The Stunt Man
|01.26.07||Netflix|| When this came out I remember there was a big thing about seeing Bruce Willis' dork in the pool scene... so I kind of made seeing this a low priority until I was turned on to previous Richard Rush films. Now, going back, I can see the director's touches on this but at the same time... I dunno. it's a misfire. There are a couple cool elements like not being able to see red on Casey in one scene, but it seems so adrift in early 90s machismo... like that Tom Berenger movie Shattered and That Uma Thurman movie Jennifer Eight and the Stallone movie The Specialist and that Linda Fiorentino movie Jade and all those other kind of gimmicky mystery thrillers that all seem to have the exact same tone. Plus you have Willis ab-ing it up and all the "steamy" sex and whatnot... I dunno. I guess they're all Basic Instinct knock-offs anyway, but still.|