I'd forgotten how over-the-top comic-nasty the violence is in this one. The hobo doesn't get the shotgun till pretty late in the movie, so the title is a spoiler.
Loved it. Granted that it's almost impossible to make a movie about time paradoxes that I won't like, this one is a trip (probably less so if you've read the story it's based on).
Better Luck Tomorrow 2002
I hadn't seen this since Sundance 2002, where it was a big hit, and where Roger Ebert famously shouted down an audience member who, during the Q&A, scolded Lin for making a movie about Asian-Americans that didn't show them in a wholly positive light. Ebert was NOT HAVING IT. I wish I had been at that screening (and then for some reason ignored common sense and stayed for the Q&A).
It's a very confident debut film (solo debut; Justin…