A relentlessly stylish, very dark comedy about two hopheads and their misadventures in the Kafka-esque land of social services. Junkie performance artists Stretch and Spoon (Tim Roth and Tupac Shakur) do a jazz-inflected spoken-word act with Spoon's
slinky English girlfriend, Cookie (Thandie Newton), and the trio live together in the kind of rundown loft that makes decay and ruin look like the last word in home design. Curious to see what the boys are so keen on, Cookie shoots up on New Year's Eve and promptly ODs, which they take as a sign
that they need to kick. This turns out to be easier said than done: Spoon and Stretch are rebuffed at every turn, put through ...