A black comedy about serial murder, sexual obsession and stifling small-town paranoia, David Dobkin's debut feature is mordantly funny and sneakily chilling, thanks in large part to Vince Vaughn's portrayal of a breezy psychopath. One minute Clay Bidwell
(Joaquin Phoenix) is out in a grassy field, picking off beer bottles and shooting the breeze with his best friend Earl (Gregory Sporleder) on a lazy Sunday afternoon. The next minute, Earl is waving Clay's gun around and talking crazy, ranting about Clay's traitorous affair with his hot-pants wife
Amanda (Georgina Cates) and promising to make sure Clay gets what he deserves. Earl's plan: He's going to kill himself ...