"I need to accept that there's no more free coffee, not now, not ever" -Ronnie Barnhardt,
What if you're not actually special?
We all secretly think we are but most of us are just the Ronnie Barnhardts of the world, clutching to minor accomplishments in our lives, blaming the world for everything, and willfully making ourselves ignorant to the reality of the community around us. The satire of the white guy who gets everything he wants is starting to become played out but at the time this is an excellent response to the American Beauty style sadness fest on typical American ennui.
This film's dark humor made me uncomfortable more than once and I feel like that is the goal…