A Gibsonian John Woo action style B movie with atrocious over the top acting, dry dialogue, convoluted, nonsensical plot, stylish costumes, awesome props and overall sense of weirdness. Worth the viewing if you’re looking for some awful 90s new noir cyberpunk schlock that plays like a video game cutscene but still has elements of strong filmmaking despite its many faults.
“This is our Waterloo, baby!”
An aptly titled hallmark of the vigilante subgenre lf action films. Hammy and stilted at times, with completely unnatural characterizations and an absence of some plot and character development elements; yet incredibly well paced and expertly shot with strong performance by Robert Forster of Jackie Brown game, and a totally BITCHIN score by Jay Chattaway.
"You see Jesus in Gethsemane and believe your trial is the same as His. Those five in the pit are suffering too, just like Jesus, but they don't have your pride. They would never compare themselves to Jesus. Do you have the right to make them suffer?"
Beautifully shot historical masterpiece with a slow pace that can be excruciating to watch if the subject matter is not of interest to you. Very well acted and a great story of endurance,…