Katharine Hepburn's face appearing on a horse still blows my mind.
The miracle of this movie is the way that Bright’s gallows humour and Witherspoon’s incredible performance stop the parade of horrific events from ever feeling depressing or overwhelming; Vanessa is a match for anyone and anything, whether it’s a serial killer, a prejudiced cop, or the toughest girl in prison.
I wrote about this wonderful, ridiculous movie for the Solute!
Surprised there's so many lukewarm reviews of this on here, I had so much fun with it! It's a "one crazy night" movie with a premise that really pushes the crazy - supermodel Teri Hatcher teams up with hyper-competent bouncer Andrew Dice Clay to save her sister from a rampaging group of power-hungry Shaolin monks!?
The action is inventive and well-shot and Albert Pyun gets to fill every scene with smoke and shoot it from weird angles, as is his…
As cautionary tales go, this one is pretty chilled out. You'd kinda think that a movie about rave culture that was used to educate school kids about the dangers of drugs would have a stronger message than "beware! some of the people you meet might eventually turn out to be dickheads!" but the even-handed treatment here means it has aged surprisingly well.
The cast list has aged well too - Lena Headey has an early starring role, and the supporting…