An oddball family on a Kansas farm are trapped in their farmhouse by an impending storm. The patriarch of the clan is a retired soda pop tycoon. He is currently dating a children's TV ... See full summary »
Harry Dean Stanton,
This is theater - do not expect to be "entertained" in the movie sense
and do not expect a bunch of jokes. The over the top imagery and
dialog is leavened with real quotes from news outlets and uncensored stories (Jessica Lynch). This is a very black comedy, an emotional ride. The laughs come out of the discomfort not slapstick. The "America
Love It or Leave It" crowd will be up in arms. I know there will be
many who dispute the truth of the message that Tim Robbins is conveying. This will be attacked as unAmerican, unpatriotic, ungrateful, and slanderous. I for one, am glad Mr. Robbins has had the courage to produce this.
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