Never as funny or as satirically sharp as it wants to be, this generation-gap comedy succeeds only as a vehicle for Dennis Hopper. It's only too bad that it's such a flimsy vehicle. Hopper plays legendary 60s radical Huey Walker--a fictional blend of Abbie Hoffman and Jerry Rubin--who has
come out of hiding after 20 years to face charges of endangering the life of Nixon-era Vice-President Spiro Agnew, whose train car Walker unhitched during a whistle-stop tour in 1969. Sent cross-country from Washington, DC, to bring Walker to trial is yuppieish FBI agent John Buckner (Kiefer
Sutherland). We know from the start that Buckner is not as tough as he appears to be when ...