I highly recommend Crime Wave, it's really great. I had previously loved it for how it plays around the theme of cultural imperialism by assuming this stance of embracing and re purposing it which depowers it, but recently I got to read this book that came out about it recently and, besides the added level of anxiety underneath this embrace that had escaped me, it was very interesting to get some detailed analysis on how it relates to Canada's lack…
Great Die Hard clone! It's a lot darker than I remembered, I was disturbed by the numerous point blank executions. I can't really buy JCVD as an "unlikely hero", but the movie is successful in creating the constant feeling that the odds are not in his favor, and there's a sense of despair all the way through.