A little long and maybe a little over-thought but a lot more fun than I was expecting.
Like the first time I saw Chinatown or Blow Out, the final moments of The Standoff At Sparrow Creek are a powerful punch in the gut that left me completely speechless.
Sparrow Creek builds toward a chaotic ending that feels less and less preventable as the minutes go by. It’s an end that the men morbidly look forward to, as though it were their duty to carry out a suicide mission and martyr themselves against their own fears. That fear…