Universal acclaim- based on 22 Ratings
Positive: 6 out of 6
Mixed: 0 out of 6
Negative: 0 out of 6
Dec 22, 2011This film is one of the best satires on Hollywood ever made. Only Billy Wilder's Sunset Boulevard beats it.
Tim Robbin's is a movie executive who screenwriters come to get there scripts made into films. When he starts receiving death threats from a screenwriter he turned down in the past his life takes a dramatic turn for the worst.
The thriller plot is great but conversations about films overheard in the background of the movie are partly what make this a very interesting film to watch again and again. The main character murders someone in cold blood. Only a truly great filmmaker could make us care for him and take his side throughout. This film is a marvellously devilish satire.… Full Review »