Can’t say I’ve ever watched anything so fun and campy while also so grotesquely understanding the true terror and sadness of being in between life and death. Jesus…
I get the feeling that the idea for this came from years of Altman’s bottled up frustration and hatred towards producers. Sure, he doesn’t paint the writers as misunderstood artists most of the time, but there’s always a sense of passion with them that is just captivating. The initial pitch for “Habeas Corpus” immediately comes to mind.
Yet after so long it feels like Altman finally caved and made a true Hollywood movie with stars and violence and suspense and…
(DISCLAIMER: I was nearly shitfaced for most of this film as well as making fun if it with friends, so take this with a grain of salt)
TL;DR WE WAITED FOR 4 FUCKING YEARS JUST TO WATCH THE SAME FUCKING MOVIE BUT AT HALF SPEED AND HALF BRIGHTNESS EXCUSE ME
Dogshit dogshit horse cocky stupid fucking movie. Barely any enjoyment I got from this was genuine, so fucking much of this film is just nonsensical exposition for 2 GODDAMN HOURS…