“I dunno. Maybe they oughta leave it the way it is. A kind of shrine to all the bullshit in the world.”
Not as riveting as I remember as a kid, but it did keep me guessing about who would make it and who wouldn’t. And even though it was mostly matte painting, I think I peed a little when Newman had to cross that bottomless pipe shaft.
Unspectacular moments stood out, too — like when the mayor’s wife laments how their daughter won’t even know how to access the safe deposit box if they die. A small, practical detail, it felt even more distressing to me than many of the fancy, fiery set pieces.